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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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Operation Round Up funds community programs

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Posted on Oct 29, 2020 in General, Kankakee Valley REMC

Junior Achievement (JA) serving LaPorte County received $750. JA provides economic education to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. This year, the JA board is providing virtual learning studies along with traditional class options to schools. This grant will provide programs to 4 classes in LaPorte County schools.  Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (CADA), located in… Continue reading.

Do you recognize any of these names?

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Posted on Oct 29, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC accounts for the following individuals and businesses have credit balances that were left when electric service was disconnected.  If you know anyone on the list, please have them contact our office during normal business hours of Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. or you can email acollins@kvremc.com.   Christy Crowley Earl Davenport… Continue reading.

Put some money in your pocket

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Posted on Oct 29, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Today’s technology advancements have allowed for us to do so much more online and from the comfort of our home. So why not receive your electric bill and monthly Indiana Connection magazine by email too? If you do, you will receive a bill credit. Here is how: When you enroll in e-bill you will begin… Continue reading.

Statement of nondiscrimination

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Posted on Oct 29, 2020 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.

Mini Splits

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Posted on Oct 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

People updating their homes and replacing outdated HVAC systems are more frequently considering mini split heat pumps. This newer technology provides more flexibility and energy efficiency compared to many other options. Our Power Moves team has received four times as many mini and multi split system rebates this year compared to this time in 2019…. Continue reading.

What an amazing turnout!

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Posted on Oct 02, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Planning a major event is never easy, but in the middle of a pandemic, it’s just this side of impossible. The Kankakee Valley REMC staff considered a variety of options for our annual meeting before deciding a drive-in style would be the best way to ensure a fun event while protecting everyone’s health. Staff members… Continue reading.

REMC recognized for safety achievement

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Posted on Oct 02, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC employees recently celebrated its achievement for no lost time accidents in 2019. To receive this honor, the cooperative completed a year of no work-related accidents resulting in an employee missing a full eight-hour day. This award was provided to the cooperative through Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange, an insurance provider for Kankakee… Continue reading.

Meet your newly elected directors

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Posted on Oct 02, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Mike Yankauskas has been a Kankakee Valley REMC member-consumer for 42 years and is a grain and livestock producer. His decades of service in electric power production and distribution have given him the knowledge and foresight as the industry moves from traditional power sources to incorporate renewables in a safe, reliable and cost effective manner… Continue reading.

Four decades of service

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Posted on Oct 02, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC member-consumers are fortunate to be served by an employee team made up of dedicated, member-focused individuals. In August, we said farewell to someone who has been a part of the co-op’s team for more than four decades! Margie Poort joined KV REMC 42 years ago in a member service role and moved… Continue reading.

Commitment to renewables

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Posted on Oct 02, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC’s power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA), made a commitment over the past decade to dramatically change the way electricity is generated for its 23 member electric cooperatives and the more than 27,000 member-owners of our co-op. Advances in technology have made sustainable energy sources like wind and solar power not just… Continue reading.

Heat pump water heaters can wash away high energy costs

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Posted on Sep 28, 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

If your pleasant warm shower is quickly chilled by a sudden rush of cold water, it may be time to consider replacing your home’s water heater. Fortunately, a variety of options exist that can lower long-term energy costs, including heat pump water heaters (HPWHs). They utilize the same technology found in heat pump heating and… Continue reading.

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