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. 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.
Effective August 2016, the REMC board of directors approved changes to the district boundaries to make it easier for members to determine their district. The new district boundaries are now defined by county and township. The only exception to this change is Harrison Township in Harrison County. It will be split among districts 6 and… Continue reading.
The flick of a switch is all it takes to turn the lights on, but how does that energy get from the generation source to your home? Electricity is generated by Hoosier Energy — your electric co-op’s power provider based in Bloomington. The process begins by generating electricity from a variety of resources including renewable… Continue reading.
You could be a winner. Tell us your story. If you’re a fifth through eighth grader making a difference in your community and you live on electric cooperative lines, apply now for the 2016 Youth Power and Hope Awards. Electric Consumer and Indiana’s electric cooperatives are proud to sponsor the Youth Power and Hope Awards program…. Continue reading.
Think of the name “heat pump.” It likely conjures all sorts of images to mind, none of which reflect the fact that these systems operate using the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Yes, I hear the groans, but stick with me; it isn’t going to be that bad, and you may learn something new! There are… Continue reading.
They’re big. They’re often green. They generally sit on fiberglass boxes, often within housing developments. Some folks don’t like these “electrical boxes” (a common nickname for pad-mount transformers) and try to hide them with bushes, fences, or flower beds. But stay clear: Even small additions around pad-mount transformers create hazards. To improve aesthetics of new… Continue reading.
As a member-owned cooperative, the better your electric co-op understands you, the better we can serve you. That’s why we occasionally survey our members to identify emerging trends in power usage. Research about the types of heating and cooling systems, electronic devices and appliances used by our consumers as well as the consumers’ demographics help us develop plans… Continue reading.
MeKinley Elrod, the daughter of REMC members Danielle Barley and Jeremy Elrod, was one of Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ 2015 Youth Power and Hope Awards winners. MeKinley was recognized for collecting toys and raising money for Kosair Children’s Hospital. In 2015, she came up with the idea of having a carnival to raise money for toys… Continue reading.
Being a member of a cooperative like Harrison REMC really does mean something more than just the right to buy electricity. Electric co-ops today are doing much more than providing you with affordable electricity. From providing energy to engaging members in activities and making important decisions, we are fully invested in you and the communities… Continue reading.
Two children from Harrison REMC attended Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, from June 8–11. Harrison REMC has been a sponsor of this event for the last three years. Campers enjoyed three days filled with summer camp activities, such as zip lining, horseback riding, rock climbing, archery, swimming and campfires. Also at… Continue reading.
The board of directors of Harrison REMC has approved paying capital credits in 2016 in the amount of $1 million for patronage allocated in the remainder of 1978 and a portion of 1979. The board is excited to return your investment in your electric cooperative with this capital credit retirement. As a member of Harrison… Continue reading.
HOLIDAY WORLD Adult: $45 (gate price: $49.99) Child (under 54” tall) and Senior (age 60+): $36 ($39.99) LOUISVILLE ZOO Adult: $14.25 (gate price: $16.25) Child (age 3-11) and Senior (age 60+): $10.75 ($11.75) KINGS ISLAND Adult: $39 (gate price: $64) Child (under 48”) and Senior (62+): $35 ($38.99) NEWPORT AQUARIUM Adult: $23 (gate price: $23.99) Child (age… Continue reading.
An NRECA survey asked member-owners of America’s electric cooperatives to identify the most important issue regarding their electric service. Fifty-four percent of responses said reliability was most important. Thirty percent referred to the cost of electric power as the most important. SAFE AND RELIABLE ELECTRIC POWER Harrison REMC has implemented a more aggressive tree trimming… Continue reading.