Heartland REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in northeastern Indiana. As a cooperative, Heartland 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.
If your house is too warm and your energy bills are too high, don’t guess why. Have a pro figure it out before you invest a lot of money in updating your air conditioning unit or replacing your drafty windows. Those big-ticket items could be contributing to the problem, but they’re probably not the core… Continue reading.
Welcome back! The eighth Heartland REMC Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 25, at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and will last until 12:30 p.m. Important to all members is the election. Once members have registered, they will receive a ballot and can immediately cast their vote in… Continue reading.
Members of Heartland REMC will cast their votes for five directors at this year’s meeting. Results of the balloting will be announced at the end of the business meeting. Directors serve three-year terms. Biographical information on each of the candidates follows. Alan Amick is a longtime resident of Roanoke and has three grown children and… Continue reading.
One of the most important parts of Heartland REMC’s Annual Meeting will be the election of directors to serve a three-year term on the board. This year, there are elections for five board districts – including districts 3, 6, 32, 33 and 34. As with other electric co-ops, Heartland REMC members have the right to… Continue reading.
As people plan in-person events following the pandemic-induced isolation the past two years, some are circling calendar dates for a familiar favorite — from their electric cooperative. Many electric co-ops are planning their annual meetings following canceled, scaled down, or virtual events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some co-ops have returned to hosting in-person member events,… Continue reading.
We do our best to avoid them, but there’s no way around it: power outages occasionally happen. For most Heartland REMC members, outages are rare and only last a few hours, but when major storms impact our area, extended outages are unavoidable. So, when the power goes out, how do Heartland REMC crews know where… Continue reading.
Heartland REMC will again this year offer scholarships to financially assist students of the REMC members. At this year’s Annual Meeting – scheduled for Saturday, June 25 – the names of 20 eligible winners will be drawn at random and announced near the close of the co-op’s business meeting. Under the guidelines, winning students will… Continue reading.
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Summertime is on its way. Many of us are already planning ahead for those hot, humid days when our air conditioners become our best friends. We all know the basic rules of supply and demand — when demand goes up, the price typically goes up. The same goes for electricity: when businesses are operating and… Continue reading.
Don’t insert coins, paper clips or other small items into electric outlets. Stay away from anything that says “High Voltage.” Don’t fly kites anywhere near power lines. Lightning is electricity. Don’t play outside during an electrical storm.
Have time and technology made your wiring inadequate? One potential area for electrical hazards is an outdated wiring system. Is yours able to handle the load you demand of it? Here are some instances when immediate help is needed. Blowing of fuses when certain appliances are used together. If you can’t operate your appliances as… Continue reading.