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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.

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Line inspection tool helps improve grid resiliency

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Posted on Dec 01, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy, your co-op’s power provider, routinely inspects grid components, including the conductor that transmits high-voltage power throughout central and southern Indiana. This process is labor-intensive as it requires de-energizing a portion of the grid. Line crews can then safely remove a section of the conductor and send it to a lab to determine if… Continue reading.

Contact us for a solar energy consultation

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Posted on Nov 02, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Solar energy is more popular than ever before.  With technology improving, it has become a reputable energy source and will continue to be in the future. Recently, interest in solar power among members has grown, and we now have local contractors as well as those outside of the area selling and installing solar panels in… Continue reading.

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Maintaining a healthy cooperative with rates

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Posted on Nov 02, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC’s employees and directors work to keep your local cooperative in sound condition. Management and the REMC board consider the needs and expectations of the membership (reliable service at a reasonable price) while ensuring a skilled workforce is equipped with the necessary tools to perform duties in a safe and efficient manner.   This… Continue reading.

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Preparing for director elections

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Posted on Nov 02, 2021 in Harrison REMC

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.

Solar collaboration

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Posted on Oct 28, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Renewable energy is expanding across the nation – including right here in Indiana. A 120 MW solar project named Rustic Hills Solar will be built in Warrick County bringing energy to 17,000 homes. To accomplish this power output, the project will encompass 640 acres and provide jobs for 300 Hoosiers to build the solar array…. Continue reading.

Understanding power surges and blinks

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Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Have you ever noticed your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a blinking microwave clock when you arrive home. When this happens, you’ve likely experienced a brief disruption to your electric service, which could result from a power surge or blink. While the symptoms of surges and blinks can appear similar, what’s… Continue reading.

Dean retires

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Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Member Service Representative Jean Dean’s last day was Oct. 1. For the past 19 years, Dean has been an invaluable member of the REMC team. The REMC thanks her for her commitment to the membership and the excellent service she has provided over the years. She will be missed. 

It’s a matter of (co-op!) principles

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Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in Harrison REMC

ACE Hardware, State Farm, REI, Land O’Lakes and Harrison REMC all share something in common: we’re all cooperatives.  We may be in different industries, but we all share a passion for serving our members and helping our communities to thrive. In fact, all cooperatives adhere to the same set of seven principles that reflect our… Continue reading.

Rebates available

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Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in Harrison REMC

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 2021. There are many benefits to getting a system tune-up by a licensed HVAC contractor. Maintenance now means fewer… Continue reading.

Honoring a legacy

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Posted on Sep 28, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy is proud to announce two new scholarships honoring the contributions of longtime Hoosier Energy Directors and Board Officers, Eugene Roberts and Dan Schuckman. Eugene and Dan represented our members for a combined 35 years, devoting countless hours of service to achieve Hoosier Energy’s mission of providing members with assured, reliable and competitively priced… Continue reading.

Overhead vs. underground power lines

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Posted on Aug 31, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Whenever a hurricane, wildfire, or other natural disaster causes a widespread power outage, people tend to ask a logical question: Why don’t they put the power lines underground? It’s one of those questions that seems to have an easy answer — until you start looking at the details. The debate over “undergrounding” power lines comes… Continue reading.

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