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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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Distribution Line vs. Transmission Lines

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Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? Transmission and distribution power lines are a vital part of “the grid.” These lines incorporate separate voltages as power is transmitted from generating stations to member-consumers. Distribution lines: These lines and equipment are owned by member-co-ops who deliver energy to member-consumers. The most common voltage of distribution lines is 12,470 kV…. Continue reading.

Shedding light on human energy: Benefits of natural light in the workplace

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Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

These images show the difference the temperature of light can make in a workspace or at home. On the left is a light source that has a color temperature that produces light that has a blue tint. The photo on the right is a warmer temperature light source that adds more yellow or warm light… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight: Jennie Meyer

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Posted on Jan 25, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

Decatur County REMC’s Jennie Meyer will celebrate 11 years at the cooperative next month. Meyer and her husband, Stacy, reside in Greensburg and have twin girls, Ashlynn and Bailey, who are off to college this year. Meyer graduated from Southwestern High School in Hanover and went on to graduate from Hanover College with a double… Continue reading.

Apply for Youth Programs

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Posted on Jan 25, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

touchstone energy camp: June 5 – 8 A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2019. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. Indiana Youth Tour: June 13 – 20 Decatur County REMC wants to send you on a… Continue reading.

Brett’s Buzz: #Goals

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Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

I like to view the start of a new year as the opportunity to renew my spirit and focus. I usually set some personal goals for myself, but I also like to think about goals for my team, my community and our cooperative. In the spirit of fun, I’m going to list my #goals! PERSONAL… Continue reading.

Rate change coming April 1

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Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Last month, Decatur County REMC announced that, upon completion of a cost of service study, an overall rate increase will be implemented in April. Below are details that explain more about the upcoming rate change. How much is the rate increase? when does it go into effect? DCREMC is implementing an overall increase of 1.28… Continue reading.

Member highlight: Smiley Farms

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Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Since we had such a great response to our employee highlights, DCREMC decided to take its feature on the road and rotate the highlights between our members and our employees. We hope you enjoy the first member highlight. At DCREMC, we are all in this together — working together to make a great co-op! Oct…. Continue reading.

Winter driving safety

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Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

A Hoosier Energy employee who drives throughout central and southern Indiana shares some precautions he takes to stay safe and to keep your energy flowing. Meter Relay Technician Don Small has worked at Hoosier Energy for nearly 39 years. He has accumulated approximately 1.5 million miles driving to different substations and member cooperatives, averaging 40,000-60,000… Continue reading.

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