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. Electric Consumer, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Electric Consumer 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 melting snow means that spring is arriving – and so is your local electric cooperative’s annual meeting! Co-ops start hosting their annual meetings in the spring, which is a great time for you to get it on your calendar and plan to attend! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are also… Continue reading.
It’s a popular misperception that replacing windows can lead to significant energy savings. But, frequently other projects will give a better payback and increase your comfort. There are instances when replacing windows makes sense: aesthetic reasons, addressing broken panes, or if the window is not functioning because of damaged hardware. But if you are thinking… Continue reading.
The energy efficiency updates you’re planning for your home in 2019 will help save you money, but you could also qualify for a rebate, depending on the projects you have planned. To see more, including rebates for your business, visit www.PowerMoves.com. Purchase receipts are required for all rebate applications. AHRI Certificates required for all geothermal,… Continue reading.
Every new year, I wonder in anticipation: “Maybe this is the year I will get my jet pack.” And every year I then ask myself, “Where is my jet pack and why haven’t I gotten it yet?” In grade school I was told that by the year 2000 we would all be flying around using… Continue reading.
Page Day – Jan. 23 Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. Highlights include a Statehouse tour, mock bill activity, speakers and other educational activities. REQUIREMENTS: You must be available on Jan. 23 and have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana Statehouse that day. The program is… Continue reading.
With all the planning this holiday season, home improvement projects may be the last thing on your mind. Yet with the arriving winter weather, one thing is certain: Your wallet won’t just feel lighter because of presents! Heating bills for the winter months can add even more stress to the season. Fortunately, you can take… Continue reading.
This month, I wanted to let you know about a group that is being established for the next generation. Fulton County Upcoming Empowered Leaders (FUEL) is a new fun group created to help connect young leaders and young workers to each other and their community. Its goal is to create a young, inclusive community for… Continue reading.
It is hard to believe that 2018 is almost over, and another year will soon be starting. As a parent, time goes by so fast whether you are working, going to ball games or running children from here to there. This holiday season, take time for your family. Some of my greatest memories are from… Continue reading.
Throughout the years at this job, I have heard many questions regarding breakers and fuses. I can’t possibly answer every question it this short article, but I can give you some basic answers. If you have any questions when working with electricity, always get professional help and never guess what is right. You may be… Continue reading.
The brisk chilly air and color-changing leaves let you know that the holidays are just around the corner! As you plan to partake in annual holiday decorating, you can take some steps to help save money on the décor’s accompanying energy use. Some steps to consider are: Use LED lights for energy savings. If you… Continue reading.
As Mother Nature begin to take the edge off the hot summer weather, you may find your house cooling off. It’s still too warm to fire up the furnace, but evening temperatures call for a bit of heat here and there. It’s space heater season. If you’re buying space heaters this fall, consider some guidelines… Continue reading.
Jordan Overbee, a co-op employee in North Carolina, was driving to work when he saw elementary students sitting on a big green metal box. Inside was vital electrical equipment that distributes electricity to several homes on the street. “It was a bad place for a school bus stop,” Overbee recalled. “There were five kids gathered… Continue reading.