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Decatur County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana. As a cooperative, Decatur County REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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Site links Hoosiers to job opportunities

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Posted on Mar 28, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative that provides wholesale power and services to 18 member electric cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. We deliver power through a nearly 1,700 mile transmission network. Our mission is to provide members with assured, reliable and competitively priced energy and services in… Continue reading.

Brett’s Buzz: Spring forward

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Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

The weather will soon be warming up, the grass will be greening, and the time will spring forward as we enter a new season.  I love this time of year as I equate the seasonal changes to the work we are doing here at Decatur County REMC (DCREMC).  We are springing forward into action with… Continue reading.

Three ways to electrify your lawn care

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Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

Spring is just around the corner, and you can practically smell the freshly cut grass. If you’re considering new lawn care equipment, think electric (or battery-powered) options.  Gas-powered lawn mowers and trimmers may be your go-to, but times are a changin’. Electric lawn care equipment options are becoming more popular than ever, offering faster charging… Continue reading.

Summary of board’s meeting in January

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Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

Chairman Steve AmRhein called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m., and Michael Brelage kept minutes of the meeting. All members of the board were present. Also present were DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp and DCREMC staff members Jennie Meyer, Crystal Greathouse, and Jeanne Loechle. Upon motion by Dale Wernke, seconded by Brian Scheidler, and carried,… Continue reading.

Pole-top rescue training focuses on speed, safety

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Posted on Feb 25, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

A second-generation line specialist, Dave Helton once saw his dad’s friends climbing poles and putting up power lines near his workplace. “After I saw that, I knew going forward I wanted to be a lineman,” says Helton, who has worked for Hoosier Energy almost 27 years. “I’ve never looked back. I love working with my… Continue reading.

We LOVE our community

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Posted on Feb 03, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

“To move forward, you have to give back.” This quote from Oprah Winfrey reflects the special bond and obligation that ties Decatur County REMC (DCREMC) to the community we serve. With Valentine’s Day approaching, we can’t think of a better time to express how much we love this community and serving you, the members of… Continue reading.

Make a difference at DCREMC

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Posted on Feb 03, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

The Decatur County REMC nominating committee is seeking qualified members to run for directorship in Districts 3, 4, and 7.  Board governance is an integral component of a successful cooperative.  Interested members may request a petition at the REMC office or speak with your nominating committee member for more information.   Current nominating committee representatives… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Sam Ruf

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Posted on Feb 03, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

Decatur County REMC (DCREMC) is proud to welcome Sam Ruf to our team.  Ruf is the new technology administrator at DCREMC. He assists the team with all technology needs and maximizes current systems while providing solutions for future technology needs. Ruf is a graduate of Ball State University and previously served as the IT director… Continue reading.

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