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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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Right-of-way spraying to begin

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Posted on May 04, 2022 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Brush upkeep and tree trimming does more than keep your yard looking nice, it’s a vital part to keeping your power flowing efficiently and safely! We know that this kind of maintenance can be dangerous business. That’s why we contract trained, certified vegetation control specialists to take care of summer foliage that may pose risk… Continue reading.

Power cost adjustment to be instituted in May

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Posted on May 04, 2022 in Kankakee Valley REMC

The last few years have been filled with challenges for many of us, including rising costs for goods and services. Kankakee Valley REMC’s power supplier Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA), faces increasing costs due to fuel price increases and supply-chain constraints. Additionally, unseasonably warmer weather has impacted energy sales which means WVPA hasn’t recovered all… Continue reading.

Quiz Corner

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Posted on May 04, 2022 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Welcome to our Quiz Corner! Each month, we will ask three questions from the Kankakee Valley REMC articles in Indiana Connection magazine. Answer the questions and you could win a bill credit prize!  This month’s quiz is up and entries are due by May 12! Visit http://kvremc.com/community-programs/quiz-corner to enter.

New meter deployment

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Posted on May 04, 2022 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Since early 2000, Kankakee Valley REMC has utilized an advanced metering system. Since then, a new generation of meters has been developed that offers enhanced services. Last year, your cooperative invested in this new generation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) meters.   In conjunction with our recent SmartHub implementation, this new AMI meter system will… Continue reading.

Keeping your cool

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Posted on Apr 28, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Summertime is on its way. Many of us are already planning ahead for those hot, humid days when our air conditioners become our best friends. We all know the basic rules of supply and demand — when demand goes up, the price typically goes up. The same goes for electricity: when businesses are operating and… Continue reading.

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Scott Sears

Putting more power in your hands

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Posted on Mar 31, 2022 in Kankakee Valley REMC

It’s often been said that knowledge is power, and the more you know about the electric power you use, the more power you have to make the most of every energy dollar. That’s why we’re so excited to introduce SmartHub, our innovative tool for helping you take control of your electric service like never before…. Continue reading.

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Redesigned with you in mind

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Posted on Mar 31, 2022 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Your KV REMC bill has a new look! The layout is designed to provide you with more information that is easier to understand.  In addition to all the billing details you are accustomed to viewing, we now have the opportunity to provide you with additional information.  A) Amount Due: The total amount due and the… Continue reading.

Long-distance charges

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Posted on Mar 28, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Drivers pulling off the interstate to fill their gas tanks may soon encounter another type of auto fueling up during their stops: electric vehicles. Wabash Valley Power is one of eight utility partners planning an electric vehicle fast charger network across Indiana. WVPA plans to install four chargers: near Interstate 65, Interstate 70, Interstate 74… Continue reading.

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Scott Sears

Describing the cooperative difference

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Posted on Mar 04, 2022 in Kankakee Valley REMC

I often describe your co-op as being “different.” You might be thinking, though, that electricity is the same regardless of where it comes from.  OK, you are right. But an electric co-op is so much more than electricity and that’s because of you, the cooperative’s member-consumers.   KV REMC is a member-centric organization. As a… Continue reading.

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