Fulton County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Rochester, Indiana. As a cooperative, Fulton 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.
Thanksgiving has almost arrived. I look forward to eating lots of food, watching football and being with family — and yes, probably in that order. Hosting Thanksgiving can add a lot of extra stress to the day. Maybe it stresses you out having all those extra people in your home, or the pressure of cooking… Continue reading.
Our free SmartHub app makes it simple and convenient to do the following: Just download the FREE mobile or tablet app at smarthubapp.com. Don’t have a tablet or smartphone? No problem. You can use the SmartHub interface from your computer. Just go to fcremc.coop and click on “SmartHub.”
Some mornings, a dawning sun greets people with light — by electrifying the televisions in their homes. Over the last decade, renewable energy resources including wind farms and solar arrays have generated an increasing share of the electricity powering the nation. As renewable energy technology has become more affordable, utilities have also added more large-scale… Continue reading.
In today’s world, most of us don’t leave the front door unlocked. We protect our homes, loved ones and valuables from intruders with locks, alarms and other security measures. Cybersecurity is no different. It’s the practice of protecting other valuables, such as your identity, banking records and other sensitive information, from digital attacks and theft…. Continue reading.
This quarter, we awarded 11 local organizations with Operation Round Up grants, including Camp-We-Can, Kewanna Community Food Pantry and Pulaski County Human Services. We are currently accepting applications for next quarter’s disbursement meeting. Applications can be found on our website, fcremc.coop, under the “Community” tab.
Welcome to autumn in Indiana, where one day it can be 60 degrees Fahrenheit and sunny, and the next day it’s 30 degrees with rain or snow. Fall is my favorite time of the year, and in the small poll I conducted, it seems as if it is everyone’s favorite season. Now, in full disclosure,… Continue reading.
Our free Smarthub app makes it simple and convenient to do the following: Just download the FREE mobile or tablet app at smarthubapp.com. Don’t have a tablet or smart phone? No problem. You can use the SmartHub interface from your computer. Just go to fcremc.coop and click on “SmartHub.”
No matter your job, a business owner lives in your house: you! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are actually an owner (a member-consumer) of the organization! Electric cooperatives sprang up across the U.S. in the 1930s as towns and cities across the nation gained access to electricity. The Rural Electrification Act… Continue reading.
Recently, a community member asked me what makes electric co-ops different than other types of utilities. This month, I thought I’d tell you a few of the things I told her. Because we’re a co-op, we operate a little differently than other utilities. Fulton County REMC’s (FCREMC) decisions are made locally, by directors who also… Continue reading.
Coming up with a topic for my September article has always been a little challenging for me. Typically, the best part of September from an energy standpoint is that most of us see one of the lowest bills of the year for electric use. It’s that sweet spot of not much need for air conditioning… Continue reading.
Electric vehicle owner Laura Matney giggled while glancing at goods when visiting a gas station convenience store. Matney, the marketing manager for Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) and a Power Moves® team member, traveled with her family from Indiana to Sarasota, Florida, in their electric Tesla Model 3. It was Matney’s longest journey in an… Continue reading.