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.
The holiday season is finally upon us, and Santa and his elves have been especially busy as they gear up for their biggest night of the year. It’s no secret that Santa is known for running an efficient workshop –– how else could he make all those toys in time for Christmas Eve? Rumor… Continue reading.
The meeting was opened by Chairman Michael Brelage and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present, also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp, and employees Eric Busch, Rachel Sullivan, and Crystal Greathouse. Upon motion made by Dale Wernke, seconded by Suzanne Parmer, and carried, the agenda was approved with Jeff… Continue reading.
Please check the following unclaimed capital credit list to see if we owe you money. To claim a refund, fill out a claim form and return it to our office. Additional documents may be required. Any unclaimed amounts will be turned over to the corporation after 60 days. If you have an uncashed capital credit… Continue reading.
On the outskirts of Vevay, Indiana, part of the Hoosier Energy grid had substantial improvements made. Hoosier Energy Substation Foreman Trevor Asche, who supervised the project, said the largest upgrade was to improve connections to a communication tower. The tower enables communication between Hoosier Energy system control and substation equipment. At this location, the substation… Continue reading.
One of our core principles as a cooperative is concern for community. Decatur County REMC takes this mission and responsibility to heart. It’s who we are as a co-op and I am thankful for that. Over the past few months, like so many of you, we’ve risen to meet new challenges and strengthen the safety… Continue reading.
Congratulations to DCREMC linemen Collin Crabtree and Paul Trenkamp for completing a grueling four-year apprenticeship program through Hoosier Energy. Upon completion of the program, the pair earned the designation of journeyman lineman. The nationally recognized Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship Training and Safety (HEATS) program requires graduates to complete over 500 hours of classroom instruction, 8,000 hours… Continue reading.
DCREMC has added a communications and marketing intern to the team in accordance with our strategic plan and focus on member engagement. While this opportunity was originally budgeted for spring/summer 2020, it was delayed due to COVID. We are excited for the opportunity to fulfill this commitment to support our strategic initiatives and educate our… Continue reading.
Chairman Michael Brelage called the Aug. 26 meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Secretary Brian Scheidler kept minutes of the meeting. All members of the board were present. Also present was DCREMC CEO Brett Abplanalp and DCREMC staff members Jennie Meyer, Crystal Greathouse and Jeanne Loechle. Monroe Shine Auditor Joe Boesing was also present as… Continue reading.
Even facing restrictions in the pandemic, hands-on learning continues to take place year-round for participants in the Hoosier Energy Apprentice Training and Safety program. With altered schedules, masks and social distances, lineworkers are honing their troubleshooting skills so they can identify situations encountered in the field. “Interacting with underground components is becoming more and more… Continue reading.
October is National Co-op Month, and electric cooperatives across the country are highlighting the many ways we “Power On.” Keeping this theme in mind, I want to assure you that Decatur County REMC will continue to find ways to power on through COVID, through difficult times and will remain your trusted resource for energy and… Continue reading.