Harrison REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Corydon, Indiana. As a cooperative, Harrison 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.
Cooperative leaders formed Hoosier Energy in 1949 to help electrify rural communities. Today, the generation and transmission cooperative serves 18 member systems in southern and central Indiana and southeastern Illinois. At the heart of the cooperative culture is an honest desire to provide services that value reliability, affordability and sustainability. These aspects connect to Hoosier… Continue reading.
Due to COVID restrictions, Harrison REMC held the 83rd annual meeting on April 6 and 7 as a drive thru event at the cooperative office in Corydon. This was the first time the meeting — traditionally held at the high school — took place at the REMC office. Approximately 1,700 members registered at the event… Continue reading.
Prizes were drawn in the REMC office on Friday, April 9, by Harrison REMC member Virginia Morris of Georgetown. Contact the REMC to collect your prize. Lowe Pass Farms LLC, Corydon: Golf balls — Titleist and $20 Kroger gift card, donated by Federated Insurance and Richards Electric Charles Mann, Georgetown: Spices and $20 Kroger gift… Continue reading.
Do you want to level out your bill? Harrison REMC offers budget billing programs to help members avoid seasonal swings in billing amounts. There is no additional charge for these programs and members can choose from these two options: Average Budget Billing allows the member to receive a bill each month that is calculated on… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC would like to welcome Member Service Representative Natalie Ward to the team. She and her family live in Corydon. Welcome aboard!
Touchstone Energy Cooperatives (TSE Services) will be offering electric consumers the opportunity to share their thoughts on what makes the “cooperative difference.” REMC consumers may be contacted to share their opinions via online surveys or by a simple telephone conversation this month. When consumers participate in the survey, your feedback about how you feel we… Continue reading.
Did you know that electric lawn equipment has seen big improvements in recent years? How about a push mower that can tackle 3,000 sq. ft. in a single charge? That exists! Your electric cooperative, Harrison REMC, is offering rebates on electric lawnmowers, leaf blowers and string trimmers — up to $50 toward the cost of… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC will make a Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment to its retail rates as a result of changes in Hoosier Energy Inc.’s wholesale power costs to its member Rural Electric Membership Corporations (REMCs). This action will result in an expected decrease to member bills of $0.001215 per kWh ($1.22 per 1,000 kWh). This change will… Continue reading.
Twice every year, Jared Murphy climbs into a helicopter to patrol miles and miles of transmission rights-of-way that crisscross southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. As vegetation management coordinator, Murphy is looking for dead trees, overgrown brush or any other vegetation growth threatening to interfere with power lines along Hoosier Energy’s nearly 1,700-mile transmission network. … Continue reading.
If you were asked to associate an image or a person with Harrison REMC, I bet you would picture a lineworker. Some of the most visible employees of the co-op, lineworkers work tirelessly to ensure our community receives uninterrupted power 24/7. “Lineworker” is listed as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the… Continue reading.
At Harrison REMC, our primary goal is to provide safe and reliable power to the membership. To help us succeed in reaching our goal, we maintain a comprehensive right-of-way program, designed to help us fulfill our purpose while remaining environmentally responsible. We proudly serve 23,000+ meters with 2,400+ miles of electric line across five counties…. Continue reading.
Power outages are never convenient. Sometimes, it’s no mystery why we are left in the dark, like when lightning and thunder rattle windows and walls. Other times, an outage may come out of the blue. “Electric cooperatives never want to leave consumers in the dark. But unfortunately, acts of Mother Nature and incidents involving human… Continue reading.