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.
Shift your use, save some cash
Harrison REMC has been offering a time-of-use (TOU) rate option since 1988. The TOU rate is more reflective of wholesale energy costs, which are determined by two factors: an energy charge and demand charge. The REMC’s wholesale costs are low when the demand for energy decreases (off-peak) and the costs are higher when demand increases… Continue reading.
Does the REMC owe you money?
Harrison REMC has posted a list of individuals who were issued a capital credit refund check in November 2020 and June 2021 for the capital credit years of 1981-1986 but have not claimed their checks. Each check was mailed to the last known address on record at the REMC. A notice of where to obtain… Continue reading.
Your REMC listens
As a residential member-consumer, the better we understand you, the better we can serve you. That’s why Harrison REMC occasionally surveys our members to identify emerging trends in power use. With the help of SMARInsights, an independent research firm, we are conducting an online survey to identify the types of heating and cooling systems, electronic… Continue reading.
The butterfly effect
This summer, Hoosier Energy became the first generation and transmission cooperative in the country to receive the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Certificate of Inclusion (COI) to join the Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for the monarch butterfly. The butterfly’s migratory path and habitat go through the heart of Hoosier Energy’s service territory. If… Continue reading.
Economic disruptions and rising utility costs
Record high inflation, supply chain disruptions and the war in Ukraine are having a dramatic impact on our costs to supply electricity. Specifically, natural gas, coal and power costs represent 35-40% of Harrison REMC’s annual operating costs. In less than a year, these costs have increased 150% and are continuing to rise. This is a… Continue reading.
Committed to youth
Congratulations to the 2022 scholarship recipients, and the Youth Tour and Camp Kilowatt participants. Harrison REMC is very proud of you and your accomplishments! Thank you for being great ambassadors of the co-op!
Save money with a residential rebate
Deadline is Dec. 15. Apply at harrisonremc.com.
Consortium to improve fiber connectivity
Fiber connectivity in and outside the state got a boost this summer when 21 electric and telephone cooperative service providers who offer communications services formed Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, LLC. The consortium’s goal, Accord Chair James Tanneberger, president and CEO of South Central Indiana REMC, noted, is “to work with fellow providers of all kinds to… Continue reading.
Indiana electric grid reliability and requests to reduce use
Balancing the demand for electricity with just-in-time supply (currently, electricity can’t be stored in meaningful amounts) and then transmitting the electricity over an expansive grid of transmission and distribution lines make the U.S. electric grid the most complex machine in our nation’s history. As an industry, we are currently impacted by a number of domestic… Continue reading.
Offering prepaid electric service
Prepaid Electric allows you to control your budget by making payments into your account as you can afford to do so. Simply add money into your account online, over the phone, or in the office, as your account needs to be filled, like filling a gas tank. Prepaid Electric members pay in advance for their… Continue reading.