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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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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.

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Scott Sears

Infrastructure and your electric bill

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

When you hear the word “infrastructure,” you might think of roads, water lines or even buildings. Regardless of the industry, including your electric cooperative, infrastructure is essential. Did you realize part of your monthly electric bill is all about infrastructure, too? When you look at your bill, the first line item is a “facilities charge.”… Continue reading.

Crews in the community

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Your KV REMC crews are working to deliver safe and reliable electricity to your home and business. In this section, we will provide you details on particular projects and areas of focus this month. FIBER LOOP PROJECT — Last month, our contractors completed Phase 1 of the fiber loop project. Construction on Phase 2 has… Continue reading.

Four substations to be upgraded

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

KV REMC is focused on meeting our member-consumers’ needs today and in the future. Providing safe, reliable and affordable power will always be our highest priority. To do this requires maintaining overhead and underground power lines, poles and other infrastructure, like substations.  To meet the growing electrical needs of our membership and area growth, often… Continue reading.

Committed to the community

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

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.

United Way Day of Caring

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

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.

It’s your business

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Posted on Aug 31, 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, Warren County REMC

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.

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