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.
KV REMC’s commitment to the community is demonstrated through the work of both its employees and membership. Operation Round Up is one way we can work together to support area non-profits and make a difference in the community. Recently, Operation Round Up awarded three deserving organizations grants to support programs and projects that directly impact… Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives have a proud history of giving back. Our concern for the community is a significant part of who we are and is reflected in how we engage with our local communities. This year, your cooperative’s employees volunteered during United Way Day of Caring, joining 400 area volunteers to give back to non-profits and… Continue reading.
No matter your job, a business owner lives in your house: you! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are actually an owner (a member-consumer) of the organization! Electric cooperatives sprang up across the U.S. in the 1930s as towns and cities across the nation gained access to electricity. The Rural Electrification Act… Continue reading.
Your co-op has been gearing up for the year’s largest event: the Member Appreciation Day and Annual Business Meeting. Plan to attend on Aug. 26 at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso. The theme, Better Together, is so appropriate considering the challenges of this past year. I think we’ve all realized that there truly… Continue reading.
Electric vehicles (EV) continue to gain momentum and many Kankakee Valley REMC member-consumers see the benefit of refueling at the outlet instead of the gas pump. Kankakee Valley REMC offers a couple of recommendations for those who are considering switching to an EV. Typically, the dealership or the car manufacturer will recommend a charging system… Continue reading.
After a unique year, Kankakee Valley REMC is proud to report that your cooperative weathered the COVID storm and remains in a solid financial position. KV REMC invested over $5 million in ongoing efforts to ensure reliability through continuous investments in utility plant improvements and replacements. The cooperative’s utility plant includes items such as poles,… Continue reading.
Statement of Operations 2020 Operating Expenses Comparative Balance Sheet Sources of Cash and Margins
When was the last time you took a hard look at your electric bill? You might just find the line that says Total Amount Due, and glance quickly over the other information. As we all look for ways to be more energy efficient and save money on our bills, understanding the details in your bill… Continue reading.
he 2020 Annual Meeting of the membership of the Kankakee Valley Rural Electric Membership Corporation was held at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, on the 10th day of September 2020. A catered meal was served beginning at 4:30 p.m. CDT. Recipients were asked to receive their pre-packaged meals via drive-through… Continue reading.
These dog days of summer might have you considering putting those loitering summer sunrays to work making electricity for your home. Advances in technology have helped make the cost of solar energy more affordable. More people than ever before are considering adding solar panels to their home. But before you contact a solar panel sales… Continue reading.