Kankakee 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.
Due to the nationwide concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and following the recommendation of the U.S. Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to limit large gatherings, the board of directors and management of Kankakee Valley REMC have decided to postpone the Kankakee Valley REMC Annual Meeting. It was originally scheduled for June 4, 2020…. Continue reading.
Your cooperative has been actively taking part in conversations both internally and with community leaders about the broadband needs in the rural areas. We recognize that many people in the communities that we serve still lack access to broadband service. Bringing broadband to the community presents new challenges beyond our core mission of providing… Continue reading.
The sweltering summer heat can mean diving into your swimming pool — and high diving deep into energy costs. With temperatures starting to rise, you may be eyeing the swimming pool to help cool you off this summer. If you have a pool at your home, you likely are not yearning as much for those… Continue reading.
Cooperatives like Kankakee Valley REMC are different than other power providers. One of the most important differences is that we’re run by our member-consumers. Yes, we have employees who focus on delivering safe and reliable electricity to your home or business. But the business decisions are made by member-consumers like you who serve as our… Continue reading.
When it comes to saving energy, we’re all in this together — literally. That’s because the time of day our member-consumers use power determines how much that power costs. It’s basic supply and demand: When everybody’s using electricity, it costs more and puts a bigger strain on the system. Your co-op has a solution for… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC’s Zack Walters was among the 17 lineworkers who graduated in January from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP). Walters has been employed at the cooperative for six years. “Lineworkers are the backbone of our operations and their dedication to the consumers of Indiana’s electric cooperatives is outstanding.”… Continue reading.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: We want you to be the first to know about the information that is important to you. We will share great ideas, programs, events and outage updates using these social media outlets. Walk in: If you need to pay your bill, purchase LEDs, have a question relating to your bill, or… Continue reading.
Every month in this section, we’ll tell you where our maintenance and construction crews will be and what they will be doing. Right-Of-Way Maintenance Contract tree trimming crews will continue trimming trees and overgrown vegetation in the following areas: Porter County: Jackson, Pine, and Washington townshipsStarke County: Center, Washington, California and North Bend townships… Continue reading.
This month, you may be one of the millions of Americans turning on the television and heading to the fridge as you watch your favorite college basketball team compete for a national championship. And among the school fight songs and busted brackets, the month’s madness also provides the chance to score savings by upgrading appliances…. Continue reading.