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.
The Electric Assistance Program is designed to help REMC members who are 150 percent below the poverty level pay their electric bills in time of need. You can help by sending a donation of any amount to the program. Each member donation will be matched by equal funds from Harrison REMC.* All contributions made to… Continue reading.
Downed power lines can look relatively harmless, but don’t be fooled. They likely carry an electric current strong enough to cause serious injury or possibly death. Nationally, cooperatives have recently had a rash of downed power lines due to trees or vehicle accidents. Could it be those mobile devices to blame? Follow these tips to… Continue reading.
At the end of the year, Harrison REMC will be updating its Team Up Online Lighting Store incentive program to meet the changing member needs and industry trends. The member rebate incentive on the online Team Up Lighting Store will be discontinued effective Dec. 31. Members will still be able to order EnergyStar-qualified lighting with… Continue reading.
This was a tough call to make as it’s one of our favorite events of the year, but we need to prioritize the health and safety of our employees and those attending the event. We look forward to seeing you at future events.
Even facing restrictions in the pandemic, hands-on learning continues to take place year-round for participants in the Hoosier Energy Apprentice Training and Safety program. With altered schedules, masks and social distances, lineworkers are honing their troubleshooting skills so they can identify situations encountered in the field. “Interacting with underground components is becoming more and more… Continue reading.
As an electric cooperative, our top priority is always to provide reliable, affordable energy to you, the consumer-members we serve. Because we are a co-op, our mission is to serve the long-term interests of our local community — and this mission has never been more critical than in recent months. One of the seven principles… Continue reading.
Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment Decrease 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 $0.004402 per kWh ($4.40 per… Continue reading.
This year, the REMC’s annual meeting business was conducted by mail. In July, each membership received a ballot, 2019 financials and annual meeting minutes, and information about the three directors up for re-election. Harrison REMC received 5,209 total votes. Uncontested directors Dave Walther (District 4), Darin Duncan (District 5) and Todd Uhl (District 7) were… Continue reading.
Electric vehicles have come a long way since the first models were introduced in the 1800s. Today’s electric vehicles feature increasingly efficient battery technology. Connected to a modern electric grid, an expanding nationwide charging network has increased the feasibility of owning an electric more than ever before. Electric vehicles, also referred to as EVs, are… Continue reading.
The better Harrison REMC understands you, our residential consumer-members, the better we can serve you. That’s why we occasionally survey our members to identify emerging trends in power use. Research about the types of heating and cooling systems, electronic devices and appliances used by members as well as their demographics helps Harrison REMC develop plans… Continue reading.