Jay County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Portland, Indiana. As a cooperative, Jay County 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.
By Wabash Valley Power Alliance Did you know Jay County REMC is a member of another cooperative? Your co-op is a member of Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA), a not-for-profit generation and transmission electric cooperative made up of 23 electric co-ops across Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. So just like your co-op is member-owned, Wabash Valley… Continue reading.
May 6: We will be spending the day at East Elementary sharing the EEK (Electrical Education for Kids) program with the first grade classes. May 9 – June 1: We will have two display cases at the Jay County Public Library filled with items in honor of May being Electrical Safety Month. Annual Meeting Update:… Continue reading.
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.
You’ve likely noticed Jay County REMC crews out and about, working on power lines and other electrical equipment in our community. It’s no secret that a lineworker’s job is tough — but it’s a job that’s essential and must be done, often in challenging conditions. This month, as we celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day on April… Continue reading.
Usually, the phrase “all circuits are busy” is bad, but not when it comes to All Circuit Electrical, LLC. Owned and operated by Ryan Hurt, All Circuit Electrical may be busy, but for a good reason. With the ability to handle commercial, residential, industrial, agricultural, and solar installations, there is never a dull day at… Continue reading.
The Arbor Day Foundation encourages thoughtful practices that help preserve community trees while also serving Jay County REMC’s members. This illustration below demonstrates effective planting by placing the right tree in the right place. Trees properly placed can lower line clearance costs for the co-op, reduce tree mortality, and result in healthier trees for years… Continue reading.
April 7: All petitions for board of director elections are due back in our office by 4 p.m. April 15: Our offices will be closed in observance of Good Friday. If you experience an outage during this time, call our office at 260-726-7121 or 800-835-7362 to report it. April 18: This is National Lineworker Appreciation… Continue reading.
Drivers pulling off the interstate to fill their gas tanks may soon encounter another type of auto fueling up during their stops: electric vehicles. Wabash Valley Power is one of eight utility partners planning an electric vehicle fast charger network across Indiana. WVPA plans to install four chargers: near Interstate 65, Interstate 70, Interstate 74… Continue reading.
In one of the most notable inaugural speeches given, John F. Kennedy said his famous words, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” His inspiring words urged Americans to take actions that benefited the greater good. In essence, Kennedy was saying our country thrives when… Continue reading.
If you are interested in running for our board of directors you can pick up a petition at our office March 1 through April 7. All petitions are due back at our office by April 7 at 4 p.m. A petition is a document that requires at least 15 members’ signatures as a means of… Continue reading.
What is Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library? The Imagination Library (DPIL) is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality, age-appropriate books to children from birth until age 5, no matter their family’s income. Legendary musician and actress Dolly Parton started this program in tribute to her father, who could not read. She believed this was… Continue reading.