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.
Eating carrots will greatly improve your eyesight, cracking your knuckles leads to arthritis and watching too much TV will harm your vision. We’ve all heard the old wives’ tales, but did you know there are also many misconceptions about home energy use? Don’t be fooled by common energy myths. MYTH: The higher the thermostat setting,… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC will host a food drive the month of October to support the Bread of Life Food Pantry in Plymouth. Your REMC continually supports the community through donations, youth programs and other services, but the month of October brings Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day! Indiana’s electric cooperatives come together to complete a project… Continue reading.
Solar power and wind farms have long been used as renewable energy sources in the Midwest. But in 2002, Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) was one of the first utilities in the area to use a much more unexpected resource for green energy — landfills. Built to minimize the impact on the environment, landfills have a… Continue reading.
From now through January, Marshall County REMC will be conducting a survey of residential co-op members. This telephone survey is conducted every two years and helps our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power, determine how much power we’ll need in the near future. The survey will be conducted by Oppenheim Research, a Tallahassee, Florida, firm with experience… Continue reading.
Division 1: circuit board Champion: Travis Barnhart Reserve Champion: Amara Harris Division 2: shake flashlight Champion: Cassidy Riddle Reserve Champion: Pierce Brookins Division 3: extension cord Champion: Thad Pletcher Reserve Champion: Trey Hall Division 4: lamp Champion: Connor Tracy Reserve Champion: Maclain Middaugh Division 5: home wiring Champion: Makayla Wilson Reserve Champion: Brandon Kitch… Continue reading.
During harvest season, many farmers reap the benefits of advancement in agricultural technology. With the help of GPS auto-steer devices, farmers are able to decrease driver error and maximize productivity. Yet despite these advances, safety risks remain. To help farmers stay out of harm’s way, Safe Electricity shares tips for a safe harvest. GPS with… Continue reading.
Who has time to save energy? You’re a busy person, we get that. If you spent your life thinking about energy efficiency, well, you’d probably be working for us. But even though you might not have 40 hours a week to spend noodling over ways to save energy, there’s still lots you can do in… Continue reading.
The Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up® board of directors awarded $2,000 to the Marshall County Historical Society Inc. on July 26. The Marshall County Historical Society Inc. promotes awareness and appreciation for the unique history of Marshall County and Indiana through the collection, preservation and display of local artifacts and documents. The organization strives… Continue reading.
You could be a winner. Tell us your story. If you’re a fifth through eighth grader making a difference in your community and you live on electric cooperative lines, apply now for the 2016 Youth Power and Hope Awards. Electric Consumer and Indiana’s electric cooperatives are proud to sponsor the Youth Power and Hope Awards program…. Continue reading.
Summer is at the halfway point, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Did you know Marshall County REMC has a program in place to help you save on a variety of goods and services — from hotel discounts to fitness club memberships? The Co-op Connections® Card is a free program that saves… Continue reading.
Surge protectors save your electronics from power surges or increases in voltage significantly above the intended level in the flow of electricity. While power surges are commonly associated with lightning and storms, surge protectors have everyday purposes. Power surges, unfortunately, can happen at any time of day, regardless of weather. High-powered pieces of equipment are… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC sponsored five students on the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., in June. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, experience U.S. history and gain a better understanding of their electric cooperative and government. “After going on Youth Tour, I definitely have a greater appreciation for both… Continue reading.