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.
In April 2021, Marshall County REMC partnered with Kankakee Valley REMC to donate the equipment, pole and labor to install an osprey platform in rural St. Joseph County. We have great news that an osprey has taken up residency on the nesting platform.
Your high-speed internet connection can hook you up with savings — on your heating and cooling costs. As more people gain access to broadband internet connections, they may consider upgrading to a Wi-Fi thermostat. Fortunately, your local electric cooperative offers a $45 rebate for qualifying Wi-Fi thermostat upgrades. And beyond the rebate, a Wi-Fi thermostat… Continue reading.
Spring and summer are opportune times for home upgrades and DIY projects. If you’re planning to make improvements to your home, consider upgrades that promote better efficiency. Here are a few projects that can help you save energy and money –– and increase the comfort of your home. Installing a smart thermostat is one of… Continue reading.
Robin Roberts recently received the Credentialed Cooperative Director certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). This program includes the completion of five courses dedicated to understanding the skills needed to benefit the director’s electric cooperative and its members. We would like to congratulate Roberts on his accomplishment and thank him for his dedication… Continue reading.
At Marshall County REMC, we strive to provide reliable power by keeping power lines clear in the rights-of-way (ROW). Through vegetation management, we are better able to prepare for future weather events and secure the reliability of the grid. Strategic tree trimming also reduces the frequency of downed lines causing power outages. The map to… Continue reading.
Wi-Fi Thermostat Program When everyone’s using electricity during the hottest days of the year, wholesale power supply costs can go up, and that can eventually cause higher costs for everyone. When you enroll in the PowerShift® Wi-Fi Thermostat Program, you agree to allow brief, small adjustments to your residential thermostat during times of peakelectric demand. … Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America for a local food drive. Now through May 31, the REMC will have a collection box located in the front lobby. Please consider bringing in shelf-stable food items to help support the Boy Scouts of America’s Scouting for Food initiative. All food will be… Continue reading.
Nearly everyone has experienced the dreaded crash of thunder before the lights go out — and the relief once the lights come back on. In the darkness, what could be missed is the dedication, effort and energy from the lineworkers who are busily braving the elements to return power to your day. You have likely… Continue reading.
The committee to nominate qualified candidates for a seat on the board of directors met Jan. 13, at the Marshall County REMC building. This year’s committee was made up of the following Marshall County REMC members: Dennis McVey, Kurtis Zechial, Craig Hawley, Steve Blackford, Tami Langfeldt, Jon Langfeldt, Kaye Schultz and Cheryl Jennings. Robin Roberts,… Continue reading.
Once you have your director election packet, you can vote online or mail in your ballot. Voting by mail • Mark your selections by completely filling in the box next to your choice. • Do not mail to the Marshall County REMC office. • Detach and place into the enclosed return envelope. Mail to: Survey &… Continue reading.
March 1 Online and mail-in voting opened March 31 Online and mail-in voting closes April 4 Annual Meeting video and voting results posted Virtual Annual Meeting Meeting will remain posted for future viewing. Stay tuned for the bill credit winners in the May issue of Indiana Connection magazine.