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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.

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2019 CEO report

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Posted on Jun 06, 2020 in Heartland REMC

2019 was highlighted with the announcement of our broadband project. This project will bring true high-speed internet to our entire service area including members and non-members.  High-speed internet has become such a crucial part of our everyday lives that it has become virtually essential to function in this technology-enhanced world. With a large part of… Continue reading.

The gift of safety

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Posted on Jun 06, 2020 in Heartland REMC

Years of power tool shopping for Father’s Days past have probably yielded the dad in your life a garage or shed full of handy gadgets. This year, give him the tools he needs to use his stockpile safely. For table saws and other large tools, give your dad a motor safety switch with a large… Continue reading.

When working outside this summer …

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Posted on Jun 06, 2020 in Heartland REMC

It’s Father’s Day, Dad, and you’re probably itching to get outside and use those new power tools you just unwrapped. But beware: Home repairs can be a dangerous undertaking when electricity is involved. So, use care with electrical equipment and steer clear of power lines. Use common sense and a bit of caution when you’re… Continue reading.

Smart thermostat options

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Posted on Jun 06, 2020 in Heartland REMC

Heating and cooling costs account for around half of a user’s energy bill according to the U.S. Department of Energy. To reduce energy use and cut home energy costs, the most impact can be made by programming the thermostat. The right thermostat settings could yield energy savings of 8-15%, and new technology is making it… Continue reading.

It’s the Power Moves program’s 10th anniversary

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Posted on May 29, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

Does it seem odd that a company would encourage people to use less of what it sells? Probably. But then, Wabash Valley Power has always been a different kind of electric company. If you’re not familiar with Wabash Valley Power, we are the wholesale electricity supplier for 23 local electric cooperatives in Indiana, Illinois, and… Continue reading.

High speed

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Posted on May 06, 2020 in Heartland REMC

Now more than ever, Heartland REMC is seeing an overwhelming demand for reliable high-speed internet in our service territory. Even with today’s uncertainty, we continue to push this project forward with some exciting news: Currently, we have four crews working in the area! Two crews are working on the main fiber line. In electric utility… Continue reading.

Caps in the ring

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Posted on May 06, 2020 in Heartland REMC

Heartland REMC is again offering financial scholarships to assist students of REMC members. At this year’s Annual Meeting – scheduled for Saturday, June 27 – 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 receive $500 to… Continue reading.

Stay comfy this summer and save!

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Posted on Apr 27, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures. Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool breeze in the evening and overnight… Continue reading.

Apply for our 2020 scholarships!

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Posted on Apr 07, 2020 in Heartland REMC

Heartland REMC is again offering financial scholarships to assist students of REMC members. At this year’s Annual Meeting – scheduled for Saturday, June 27 – 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 receive $500 to… Continue reading.

Recycle! Don’t toss, old appliances.

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Posted on Apr 07, 2020 in Heartland REMC

When you recycle or donate your used electronics, like computers, cell phones and flat screens, you do the environment a big favor.  Recycling 1 million laptops saves roughly the amount of energy it takes to power more than 3,500 homes in a year. Even if the device isn’t usable, it still contains metals, plastics and… Continue reading.

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