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.
Noble REMC energy advisor Brian Hawk worked with high school students pouring concrete in a project that taught even him valuable lessons. Hawk helped the students set forms and pour a basement using insulated concrete forms (ICF). ICF blocks are made from a foam exterior with rebar placed on the inside, which has connective plastic… Continue reading.
I plug the charger into my smartphone and swipe my phone to take a quick glance at tomorrow’s weather forecast. Technology and electricity make retrieving information so easy and convenient that I don’t think twice about its instant access. Then I remember it’s just been a matter of decades since the people who first worked… Continue reading.
Educational youth programs are just one way KV REMC can connect with and invest in the future leaders and contributors to our communities. INDIANA YOUTH TOUR | JUNE 16-23 What are you doing this summer? Your electric co-op wants to send you on a weeklong all-inclusive trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. Monuments,… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC is pleased to recognize our employees for milestone years of safety and service. These employees are not only dedicated to their career but also providing exemplary service to the member-consumers of the cooperative.
Run for directorship and represent the needs of your local community. Positions are being filled for two districts. The Kankakee Valley REMC membership will elect a board member from Districts 1 and 2 for 2022. Director packets are now available at kvremc.com or by calling the KV REMC office at 800-552-2622. Mandatory Meeting March 15 | 6 p.m…. Continue reading.
Your KV REMC crews are working to deliver safe and reliable electricity to your homes and businesses. This section details this month’s projects and areas of focus. Fiber Make Ready: Work on Phase 2 of the fiber loop project began in December with construction of the path creation. This term refers to the path the… Continue reading.
The Operation Round Up Trust organization finished 2021 by giving $9,904 in grants to local non-profits. Operation Round Up awarded the following non-profit organizations with grants to support programs and services offered to community residents. Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning (SCILL), located in Knox, received $1,500 for the purchase of gift cards for… Continue reading.
It now pays more than ever – literally – to consider installing a closed loop geothermal system to heat and cool your home. The Power Moves® rebate for closed loop geothermal systems has increased to $2,000 for 2022. The rebate is for closed loop geothermal heat pumps installed in new homes or in existing homes… Continue reading.
Time is valuable. We all only have so much of it — and it’s usually packed with commitments and activities. That’s why we at Kankakee Valley REMC are constantly evaluating our business practices, programs and services to make sure we prioritize you … and your time. We do so with a focus and commitment to… Continue reading.
Did you know your electric cooperative, KV REMC, is a not-for-profit owned by those it serves? Your electric cooperative is governed by a democratically elected board of directors. If you would like to lead your electric cooperative and help to influence your community, consider running for directorship. The election will take place during the 2022 member… Continue reading.