Marshall County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Plymouth, Indiana. As a cooperative, Marshall 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.
The Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up board of directors will be accepting grant applications until Oct. 1. Those eligible to apply for funds include groups or organizations located within the Marshall County REMC service territory. Grants are available for local volunteer fire departments, youth, 4-H, and senior citizen programs and other community service projects. … Continue reading.
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.
Locally owned companies are the backbone of our community. With summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to make sure your business is equipped for maximum energy savings. LED lighting for your business allows you to maintain your preferred brightness levels while keeping energy costs low. And don’t forget about your outdoor lighting… Continue reading.
When we say that we live in a “connected” world, most of us think about technology, like our smart phones and other devices and gadgets. But when you’re a member of an electric co-op (that’s you!), there’s so much more to being part of our connected co-op community. As member of Marshall County REMC, you… Continue reading.
Congratulations to Rachel Shoemaker of Argos who won the fifth grade division in the Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest. She is the daughter of Laura and Michael Shoemaker. Since 1998, Indiana Connection and participating Indiana electric cooperatives have held an annual art contest for Indiana students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The winning works… Continue reading.
Every year the advanced 4-H Electric students complete a project with their 4-H leader, Ken Houin. This year the students added five new 50 amp outlets and disconnect breakers for the larger RVs and campers at the Marshall County fairgrounds. Great job to the students who participated and a big thanks to Ken Houin for… Continue reading.
Check out Marshall County REMC’s app and have our services at your fingertips – wherever you go! We’ve packed your most requested services in one little app. Search “MREMC” in your app store. Secure, easy and always on for you to: View daily use Pay your bill Check account info Report an outage Call or… Continue reading.
Marshall County 4-H Electric students had the opportunity to visit Micro Farms LLC in Nappanee. The students learned about growing and harvesting fresh produce using high-tech aeroponics/hydroponics. The students even went home with some delicious fresh veggies! Micro Farms LLC delivers its locally grown produce to restaurants, retailers and consumers across the region. Employees harvest… Continue reading.
Whenever a hurricane, wildfire, or other natural disaster causes a widespread power outage, people tend to ask a logical question: Why don’t they put the power lines underground? It’s one of those questions that seems to have an easy answer — until you start looking at the details. The debate over “undergrounding” power lines comes… 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.
Working with electricity can be a dangerous job, especially for lineworkers. In fact, USA Today lists line repairers and installers among the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. That’s why for Marshall County REMC, safety is the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, we have created a culture of putting our… Continue reading.
To protect emergency and highway personnel, Indiana law requires motorists to approach cautiously when an emergency vehicle is stopped on two or four lane roadways with emergency lights flashing. Change lanes away from the emergency vehicle if you can do so safely. If not, reduce your speed 10 mph under the posted speed limit and… Continue reading.