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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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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.

Energy efficiency tips for the winter months

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Posted on Oct 30, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Clean or replace your furnace filter.  A clogged filter will restrict airflow and force your equipment to work harder.  This could then result in the equipment shutting down or overheating. Has your furnace been inspected?   Before the cool weather hits, have your furnace inspected and maintenanced  by a qualified technician.  Proper maintenance will prolong… Continue reading.

Signs up for community day

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Posted on Oct 30, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

On Oct. 11, Kankakee Valley REMC teamed up with electric cooperatives around Indiana to improve the quality of life in our communities.  Through Indiana Electric Cooperative Community Day, cooperatives were encouraged to participate in a day of community service in their local community.  The individual cooperative projects celebrated one of our core principles — concern… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up grants awarded in the community

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Posted on Oct 30, 2019 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Five local organizations were recently awarded grants through Operation Round Up Trust.  More than $11,000 was given to help organizations offer programs and services to benefit community residents.    Family and Youth Services Bureau, Valparaiso, received $2,000 to purchase essential baby supplies for The Tot Shop.  The Tot Shop provides incentives for families to engage… Continue reading.

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