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.
Many of us tackle handyman projects around the house all year long. It may be as simple as repairing a loose board on your deck’s steps or as complex as building a whole new deck. What do we use to make these repairs? Power tools. Every handyman or handywoman loves a good power tool. Some… Continue reading.
Safety is a serious issue, especially when it comes to electrical safety. For Fulton County REMC, it’s the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, Fulton County REMC has created a culture of safety by putting our employees’ safety and that of the community above all else. At its essence, Fulton County… Continue reading.
This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.
When? June 25 — Registration begins at 6 p.m. Business meeting starts at 7 p.m. Where? Rochester High School All registered members will receive a $25 bill credit. Prize drawings will follow the meeting. Members must be present to win. 1 $200 bill credit • 4 $100 bill credits • 6 $75 bill credits •… Continue reading.
Spring is the time for storms, and heavy rains and lightning can send power lines flying off their poles and right into harm’s way. Teach your children to stay away from downed power lines and keep these safety measures in mind: If you see a fallen power line, don’t touch it for any reason. Don’t… Continue reading.
It is important for Fulton County REMC to have the most up-to-date member information possible. This includes your current phone number. Phone numbers are essential if we need to send out phone notification messages regarding planned outages or other important issues. We also leave phone notifications warning the disconnection of service for non-payment. If we… Continue reading.
Every once in a while, I get the loaded question: “Why do my lights blink?” This is never an easy question to answer. In my nearly 20 years at Fulton County REMC, I have probably seen at least 100 different reasons for blinking lights. Many times they only blink once in a while and only… Continue reading.
We’re celebrating National Lineman Appreciation Month by introducing you to our line employees. Combined, they have 104 years of experience and dedication to serving you! Fulton County REMC proudly recognizes all electric linemen for the services they perform by being available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in a variety of weather conditions… Continue reading.
Spring will be here soon, and with that comes a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Fulton County REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride out a storm from the comfort and convenience of our… Continue reading.
When? Saturday, March 24, at 1 p.m. (Rain date: April 7 — Tune into WROI 92.1 FM for cancellations.) Where? Fulton County REMC Age groups include 2-4 years old, 5-7 years old and 8-10 years old. Sign in before the hunt, and your child will be entered to win one of three $25 merchant certificates…. Continue reading.
The board of directors of Fulton County REMC approved the following members to serve on this year’s nominating committee: Carl Overmyer, Jeff Grube, Brian Sewell, Dax Snyder, Matt Sroufe, Jennifer Smith and Nikki Earp. These individuals will search for two candidates to serve on the board of directors. There are four districts up for re-election… Continue reading.
Greg Bitterling, member services manager and energy advisor at Fulton County REMC, challenges you to another pop quiz. 1. When comparing your electric bill with your neighbor’s bills, please select the questions you should consider. a. What kind of heat does he have? At what temperature does he set thermostat? Does he use any additional… Continue reading.