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.
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.
When Kankakee Valley REMC was founded over 80 years ago, each member – consumer contributed an equal share to obtain electricity that benefited not only themselves but the entire community. Back then, every member-consumer had an equal vote in matters that affected the cooperative. We still believe in our guiding principles of equitable economic participation… Continue reading.
This year, the Kankakee Valley REMC membership will elect three member-consumers to serve on the KV REMC board of directors. Seven candidates have met the necessary requirements to run for directorship. Their names will be placed on the ballot. This year candidates are being elected for District 3, District 5 and one of the two… Continue reading.