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KKVLogoKankakee Valley REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Wanatah, Indiana. As a cooperative, Kankakee Valley 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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Interested in becoming a board member?

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Posted on Jan 04, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Your electric cooperative is run by a democratically elected board of directors. If leading your electric co-op interests you, consider running for directorship at the 2020 annual meeting to be held on June 4 at the Porter County Expo Center. Districts up for election are: District 4 which includes Davis, Center, Oregon, Washington, and North… Continue reading.

Elementary Efficiency

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Posted on Jan 04, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

South Central School Corporation officials were studying how solar panels could help lower energy costs for schools when a solar salesperson told them that they didn’t have to look up the answer. They just had to look up. The South Central School Corporation received $10,035 in Power Moves® rebates from Kankakee Valley REMC, its local… Continue reading.

How you can run for the co-op’s board

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Posted on Dec 04, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Your electric cooperative is not owned by far-away investors and is not run by an appointed board of directors. Your electric cooperative is run by a democratically elected board that is given the privilege to serve its fellow co-op member-consumers, neighbors and friends. If leading your electric co-op interests you, consider running for directorship at… Continue reading.

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Scott Sears

Wrapping up the decade

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Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

By Scott Sears As we near the decade’s end, we’re seeing three positive trends involving you and the electric industry.  First, a growing share of your electricity comes from renewable sources such as solar and wind energy. We purchase electricity through Wabash Valley Power Alliance, and as recently as 2018, only 7 percent of it’s… Continue reading.

You may see a credit on your bill

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Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

If you are currently a member-consumer of Kankakee Valley REMC and were also one during 1997-2001 or 2018, you can expect to see a credit on your bill generated in December. This credit is from our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance. Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) is a non-profit cooperative just like KV REMC. … Continue reading.

Rate study sees no increase for homeowners

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Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC doesn’t operate power plants. Instead, we purchase the electricity we deliver to you from what’s known as the wholesale electricity market. As electric generation shifts from coal to sources like renewables and natural gas, we’ve seen decreases in generation costs. Most residential member-consumers have been using less electricity, thanks to more energy-efficient… Continue reading.

Right-of-way maintenance

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Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Maintaining the areas beneath and around Kankakee Valley REMC power lines and equipment is vital to providing safe, reliable power to our member-consumers. We clear these areas, known as right-of-way, to:  Keep power lines free of tree limbs and other vegetation; Restore power outages more quickly; Keep crews and the community safe; Reduce unexpected costs… Continue reading.

Statement of non-discrimination

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Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital… Continue reading.

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