LaGrange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in LaGrange, Indiana. As a cooperative, LaGrange County 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.
LaGrange County REMC recently invited first responders, emergency personnel and county highway workers throughout our territory to the co-op’s headquarters to enjoy an appreciation luncheon and high- voltage demonstration. Representatives from the LaGrange County Highway Department, LaGrange County Sheriff’s Office and more learned how our lines work, what to watch out for in an emergency… Continue reading.
Taking advantage of LaGrange County REMC’s POWER MOVES® program, Lake Area Designs recently received a $7,350 rebate check for choosing to install energy-efficient lighting. The design firm, which does custom woodworking and design, replaced nearly all of its lighting with new high bay LEDs at its LaGrange property. Pictured, from left, Danny Wingard and Steve… Continue reading.
This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home this and “smart” home that. Commercials will highlight gadgets that make your life better because they make your home so dang smart. Rather than make promises about how “smart” these devices are, let’s talk about how they can be more helpful in your… Continue reading.
When you think of October, pumpkins, Halloween and beautiful fall foliage naturally come to mind. But October is notable for another reason – it’s National Co-op Month. This is the time of year when cooperatives across the country, including LaGrange County REMC, celebrate who we are and more importantly, the members we serve and the… Continue reading.
When people think of LaGrange County REMC, they more than likely think of the bill they receive every month or their power being restored after a storm or accident. But the cooperative is more than just electricity. We’re a community organization made up of local residents who care about those we serve. That’s why we… Continue reading.
With a life on the go, members don’t always have the ability to keep an eye on what’s happening with their energy bill or use. That’s why LaGrange County REMC provides you with a variety of alert options through your online account to make sure you don’t miss a payment, overlook high use or accidentally… Continue reading.
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably seen information on our new rate design in the past few months of Indiana Connection. This is a reminder that the rate change will go into effect this month. Most of our residential customers will see a minimal change in their monthly bill, around a $2 increase. But the… Continue reading.
October is National Cooperative Month, and you can celebrate by checking out some of the unique opportunities that your local electric co-op offers through its Power Moves® program. As you may know, we at Wabash Valley Power are a generation and transmission cooperative created by and composed of our member co-ops. We partner with all… Continue reading.
It’s that time of the season, with fall just around the corner, when you want to hop in the car, roll the windows down and enjoy the Indiana scenery with the radio as your soundtrack. Unfortunately, the cost of gas usually determines how far you’re willing to go on such a road trip. That may… Continue reading.
We all need a reliable energy grid, right? So, it’s fair to say we should all share in the costs of building and maintaining it. That’s the premise of LaGrange County REMC’s new rate design that will go into effect next month. These changes will make the cost of service more equitable between the different… Continue reading.
Just like a stage performance of an opera, there’s a lot going on behind the curtain. For your electronic appliances, what’s behind the curtain is the energy it takes to keep these devices running while waiting for you to return. This is called “phantom load.” If you are like my family, then you have computers,… Continue reading.