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 Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship, Training and Safety (HEATS) program held its first in-person graduation program since 2019 this fall at French Lick Resort. The program, which started in 1975 as a way to ensure linemen had proper job-related safety training, expanded over the years to include other co-op employees. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the… Continue reading.
This time of year I generally use this space to provide updates on new projects and developments, and report out on the progress of ongoing initiatives. We share these updates so that all of our members have a window into our priorities, progress and challenges. However, during this season of giving thanks, I think it’s… Continue reading.
NOTE: All board meeting minutes are available on our website, dcremc.com, once approved. The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present: CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Crystal Greathouse, Matt Raver, Jeanne Loechle, and John Wolfram from Catalyst. Upon a… Continue reading.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Decatur County REMC! In honor of the holiday, our office will be closed on Nov. 24 and 25.
The Electrify Indiana 2022 conference was held Sept. 22 in Indianapolis. It was co-hosted by Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Alliance along with the Beneficial Electrification League. What got the over 270 attendees, 33 sponsors and 23 exhibitors buzzing was the interaction. With utilities, businesses and industry leaders all gathered under the same roof,… Continue reading.
Fall is a busy time, and October is a particularly eventful month with school, community and sports activities in full swing. It’s also when all cooperatives celebrate National Co-op Month. When I say Decatur County REMC celebrates Co-op Month, it really means we are celebrating you! After all, our co-op wouldn’t exist without you, our… Continue reading.
Decatur County REMC made its debut at the Greensburg Power of the Past on Aug. 19. With help from Hoosier Energy and your local linemen, we completed several Live Line demonstrations that showed the importance of electrical safety. Attendees learned how to avoid dangerous situations, how personal protective equipment is used by linemen, and saw… Continue reading.
NOTE: All board meeting minutes are available on our website, dcremc.com, once approved. The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein. Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp and guests Clare Spreckelson and Sandy Nieman. Upon motion made by Dale Wernke, seconded by… Continue reading.