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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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Shift your power and save

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Posted on Mar 29, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

This summer, you can upgrade to a Wi-Fi thermostat and save energy to beat the heat with the newest addition to our PowerShift® program. In mid-May, Kankakee Valley REMC will launch a new Wi-Fi thermostat option as part of PowerShift, a program that offers rebates for residential members to shift their energy use to times… Continue reading.

Founding member of Operation Round Up board retires

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Posted on Mar 29, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

For more than two decades, the Operation Round Up Trust has been giving financial hope to area non-profit organizations. Helping their community and its residents in need have always been the prime motivators for the co-op member-consumers who lead this unique organization. Board President and Director Dolores Surfus, a 20-year veteran and founding member of… Continue reading.

Building a home?

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Posted on Mar 26, 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

If you’re thinking about building your own home, you’ve probably spent a lot of time figuring out the details. You’ve considered different floorplans and selected complementary colors that pop. But have you considered energy efficiency? The Power Moves Home program is perfect for anyone about to build their own home. Your local electric co-op helped… Continue reading.

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Scott Sears

Planning for tomorrow

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Posted on Mar 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Over the past couple of issues, I’ve provided a sneak peek at the strategic plan our staff and directors have created. It will ensure Kankakee Valley REMC continues to meet our member-consumers’ needs safely, efficiently, and most of all, affordably. As a member-owned cooperative, we’re unlike most other businesses. Instead of focusing on the bottom… Continue reading.

Are you our next director?

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Posted on Mar 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

The Kankakee Valley REMC membership will elect board members from District 3, District 5 and one of the two at large positions at this year’s annual meeting on June 10.  Director packets are now available at kvremc.com or by calling the KV REMC office at 219-733-2511. Mandatory Meeting! March 16 | 6:30 p.m. CST KV REMC Headquarters You will… Continue reading.

Crews in the community

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Posted on Mar 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

In this section, we’ll tell you where our maintenance and construction crews will be and what they will be doing. Fiber Make-Ready — KV REMC crews will continue making system improvements in preparation for attaching fiber optic lines to KV REMC electric poles. This work will be done in the Kouts to Hanna areas and… Continue reading.

Fiber ring project progresses

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Posted on Mar 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

The energy sector is changing and technology is becoming critical to everything we do. In fact, we’re deploying a fiber ring on our system to support these changes. Through the fiber optic project, we’re installing a reliable high-speed backbone communication pathway between the KV REMC headquarters and its electrical distribution substations. The co-op will use… Continue reading.

Stay connected

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Posted on Mar 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

At Kankakee Valley REMC we value our connection to the member-consumers that we serve. We actively use social media and other communication tools so we can share what we’re doing for you.  If you are looking for information on power restoration efforts, tree trimming or co-op director elections or would like to learn more about… Continue reading.

Ways to pay

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Posted on Mar 03, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Don’t let mail delays prevent you from receiving your bill on time or KV REMC from receiving your payment. Take advantage of the following services offered by your co-op that are free of charge and will save you a stamp. E-billing — Sign up and make sure you receive your bill before the due date…. Continue reading.

Money in the bath

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Posted on Mar 02, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

While your steaming hot shower may leave you feeling like royalty, the appliance heating that water may be dethroning money from your wallet.  A variety of energy resources power different kinds of water heaters to warm the water that people use in their daily lives. The type of water heater in your house could lead… Continue reading.

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