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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.

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Committed To The Community

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Posted on Nov 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC demonstrates its commitment to the community in many ways throughout the year. The member-consumers of the co-op, who participate in Operation Round Up, allow non-profits to be the center of this organization’s focus. This quarter, Operation Round Up provided the following organizations with grants. Valparaiso Family YMCA received a $2,000 grant to… Continue reading.

Right-of-way crews will be trimming trees

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Posted on Nov 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Your electric cooperative strives to balance maintaining beautiful surroundings for our local community and ensuring a reliable power supply by keeping power lines clear in the right-of-way.  Trimming back trees, especially during the winter months, decreases outages caused by fallen tree limbs during storms with high winds, heavy snow and ice.  Our contract crews will… Continue reading.

WVPA Announces Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

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Posted on Nov 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Over the past decade, Kankakee Valley REMC’s power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA), has been committed to changing the way it generates electricity. It recently announced a target date of 2050 to attain net-zero emissions in its power generation portfolio. Net-zero means that any carbon produced by WVPA’s portfolio will be offset by additional… Continue reading.

Statement of nondiscrimination

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Posted on Nov 03, 2021 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.

Smart Stuffers

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Posted on Oct 28, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home this and “smart” home that. Commercials will highlight gadgets that make your life better because they make your home so dang smart. Rather than make promises about how “smart” these devices are, let’s talk about how they can be more helpful in your… Continue reading.

Do you recognize any of these names?

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Posted on Oct 02, 2021 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 him or her contact our office during normal business hours of Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. or you can email acollins@kvremc.com ARLT, JAMES &… Continue reading.

21 years of devoted service

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Posted on Oct 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

For the past 21 years, Operation Round Up has gathered more than $1 million in contributions from Kankakee Valley REMC member-consumers and redistributed it through grants to local organizations and scholarships. From day one, Gloria Field has played a key role in that process as a founding director for Operation Round Up.  “I found the… Continue reading.

Event proves we’re better together

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Posted on Oct 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

For over 80 years your cooperative has been hosting annual meeting events for its membership. Although the event name changed this year, the celebration didn’t disappoint.  Approximately 560 registered member-consumers, along with their families, braved the Aug. 26 heat to attend. They were greeted with an Indiana-shaped bamboo cutting board at registration, followed by a… Continue reading.

Putting the ‘co-op’ in ‘cooperation’

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Posted on Sep 28, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

When your local electric cooperative’s energy advisor is stumped by a perplexing     power problem, the solution may come from a fellow energy advisor in another town – or  even another state. Local electric cooperatives, including your power provider, vary in size and the number of homes and businesses they serve. Yet they are… Continue reading.

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