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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.

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Teaching youngsters about energy efficiency

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Electronic and mobile devices, TVs, computers and gaming stations have become ubiquitous fixtures in our homes, particularly those with children. Consumer electronics coupled with the proliferation of smart home appliances, technology and electric vehicles have slowly but steadily changed our homes and lifestyles. With lifestyles increasingly reliant on technology and in turn, energy consumption, teaching… Continue reading.

Annual meeting highlights

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Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Fulton County REMC held its annual meeting on June 25. A total of 311 registered members and their guests enjoyed elephant ears, cotton candy, snow cones, Silly Safaris, fellowship with friends and neighbors, and lots of prizes. All registered members also received a one-time $25 bill credit on their July bills. Attendees re-elected fellow members… Continue reading.

Microgrids: electricity’s future?

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Tourists visiting Alcatraz learn about the island’s prison history under light bulbs energized by the high-tech future — one of the nation’s largest microgrids, which powers the site. Microgrids are localized energy grids that can operate independently. As new energy sources power more of the nation’s towns and cities, new technologies ensure that these sources… Continue reading.

Patriotism in action

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Perhaps no other day of the year evokes such a sense of patriotism than Independence Day. With flags rippling in the wind; red, white and blue bunting adorning porches, store fronts; local parades; and marching bands on display, it’s easy to feel a swell of pride for our country. Arguably, another, perhaps deeper form of… Continue reading.

Save money all year

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

We all want to save money on our electric bills. And as long as we are saving, we might as well save money all year long! Because heating and cooling our homes account for about 50 percent of our utility bills, that is a good place to start looking for ways to save. Any time… Continue reading.

REMC scholarship winners

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Fulton County REMC scholarships! We are proud to honor these local students for the dedication and hard work they have shown throughout high school. Cora Alber from Tippecanoe Valley High School will be attending University of Saint Francis. Zane Briggs from North Miami High School will be attending… Continue reading.

It’s time for the annual meeting!

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Posted on May 31, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Fulton County REMC will conduct its 80th annual meeting at Rochester High School on June 25. I encourage you all to attend and vote in the director election. While we will not be serving food again this year, we will have some great activities for the children and some vendors for the adults.   This… Continue reading.

Keep cool and save!

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Posted on May 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC

The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to:  Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.

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