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Marshall Logo_BlueYellow_withLinemanMarshall 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.

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Marshall County REMC sponsors students at energy camp

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Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC sponsored five students at the annual Touchstone Energy Camp. The camp was held June 8–11, 2016, at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend and were selected by their local cooperative to participate in the three-day program. The students’ agenda combined traditional outdoor camp… Continue reading.

Stay away from power lines

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Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC’s linemen work with high-voltage power lines every day as they restore power and maintain lines to prevent outages. But they use personal protection equipment to stay safe. Everyone else should avoid contact with power lines. Large overhead power lines can carry more than 700,000 volts of electricity. Fatalities can occur when someone… Continue reading.

Use caution near co-op equipment

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Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

As you find yourself spending more time outdoors this summer, Marshall County REMC reminds you to exercise caution near electrical equipment maintained by the co-op. Substations and power lines carry extremely high voltages, and if contact is accidentally made, the results can be dangerous — or even deadly. Never climb trees near power lines.  If… Continue reading.

Take a break from technology

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Posted on Jun 09, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Story contributed by Meghaan Evans I am not the first, and I certainly won’t be the last to say this, but it is becoming more difficult to escape the pull of technology these days. As a society, we are becoming dependent on our devices for nearly everything we do. In fact, device dependence has become so… Continue reading.

Add a switch and SAVE

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Posted on Jun 09, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Energy management is our silent partner in holding down the cost of electricity. You can add a switch and save with residential load management. Energy management reduces the amount of electricity used in your home during peak periods (when it is the most expensive to generate). When periods of peak demand occur, Marshall County REMC… Continue reading.

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