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.
Apply for youth programs
By Cathy Racicot Each year Harrison REMC is excited to shine the spotlight on our youth programs and those youth in the community that take part in them. Harrison REMC sponsors programs to benefit middle and high school students in learning more about energy, the cooperative business model, history, government, and much more. Below are… Continue reading.
Inflation is driving up power costs
Inflation reached a 40-year high of 9.1% this past June and continues to be a huge driver in the increased costs of many consumable goods including electricity. In addition to the record inflation, supply chain issues, labor shortages, and increasing prices for natural gas and other fuel sources have applied upward pressure on wholesale fuel… Continue reading.
The Electrify Indiana 2022 conference was held Sept. 22 in Indianapolis. It was co-hosted by Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Alliance along with the Beneficial Electrification League. What got the over 270 attendees, 33 sponsors and 23 exhibitors buzzing was the interaction. With utilities, businesses and industry leaders all gathered under the same roof,… Continue reading.
Pictures with Santa Claus
Santa Claus will visit Harrison REMC on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Each child will receive a photo with Santa at no charge, and parents are welcome to take pictures, too. Parents, please park on the west side of the building and enter through that door. See you there!
Preparing for director elections
Being an electric cooperative member offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the decision-making process in the business. Because Harrison REMC is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for electing other members to take the leadership positions on the board of directors to help shape business… Continue reading.
Practices and principles
Electric cooperatives, like other energy providers, are in the midst of the most impactful transition in modern history. As we continue to navigate through this changing environment, Hoosier Energy’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices — and the cooperative principles that underpin those practices — will continue to become more relevant. ESG refers to factors… Continue reading.
Celebrating your membership
Fall is a busy time, and October is a particularly eventful month with school, community, and sports activities in full swing. It’s also when all cooperatives celebrate National Cooperative Month. When Harrison REMC celebrates Co-op Month, it is celebrating you! After all, our co-op wouldn’t exist without you, our members. Our core business purpose is… Continue reading.
Reminder! The deadline to submit HVAC and heat pump water heater rebates to the REMC is Dec. 15. Harrison REMC and Hoosier Energy have joined together to offer member homeowners an incentive to save money on HVAC tune-ups and maintenance. Up to a $50 rebate per member-household may be available for those services during 2022…. Continue reading.
Beat the Peak
Beat the Peak is a voluntary program of Harrison REMC designed to encourage members to become more aware of the energy they use and to reduce their energy use during peak demand periods. The program is simple! During times when the cost to purchase and produce power for members is high, we issue Beat the… Continue reading.
Welcome, new employees!
Harrison REMC employees and directors welcome Chris Beskin, field services representative, and Rusty Thomas, journeyman lineman, to the team. Welcome to Harrison REMC!
The power of preparation
Since September is National Preparedness Month — and because severe weather events seem to be occurring more frequently — consider planning for bad weather now before storms hit. I urge you not only to have enough food, water and supplies to last at least a few days, but to take other practical steps to keep… Continue reading.