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.
This summer, you can upgrade to a WiFi thermostat and save energy to beat the heat with the newest addition to our PowerShift® program. In mid-May, Marshall County REMC will launch a new WiFi thermostat option as part of PowerShift, a program that offers rebates for residential members to shift their energy use to times… Continue reading.
If you’re thinking about building your own home, you’ve probably spent a lot of time figuring out the details. You’ve considered different floorplans and selected complementary colors that pop. But have you considered energy efficiency? The Power Moves Home program is perfect for anyone about to build their own home. Your local electric co-op helped… Continue reading.
Dear Member: The annual meeting of the members of Marshall County Rural Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 Michigan Road, Plymouth, in the south parking lot. Registration and voting will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6. Four directors will be elected. The… Continue reading.
APRIL 64-7 p.m.Plymouth Wesleyan Church South Parking Lot This year, the Marshall County REMC annual meeting is going to be quite different. Registration and voting will take place via a drive through. All members will stay in their cars and stop at two stations. The first station will be for registration and receiving your voting… Continue reading.
This year we have six director candidates running for four open board positions. The two candidates receiving the most votes will be elected to three-year terms. From there, the two candidates receiving the next highest number of votes will be elected to two-year terms. But, just as COVID-19 has altered everything about our lives, it’s… Continue reading.
While 2020 was anything but normal, we were able to still complete multiple system improvement and maintenance projects that ultimately mean better power quality and reliability for our members. Throughout the past year, we have been much more focused on working with members to address problematic trees and right-of-way access. Our electrical system covers… Continue reading.
Operation Round Up donated $5,000 to two organizations to help those in need in Marshall County. The American Red Cross of Northwest Indiana received funding to assist with home fire relief in Marshall County, which provides direct financial assistance, case work and recovery planning for victims of home fires. The Red Cross contributes an average… Continue reading.
Sawyer Cripe along with 11 other lineworkers graduated recently from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP). REAP is a four-year program that professionally trains apprentice lineworkers from across Indiana. Graduates complete 612 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training at their electric cooperatives. Students also complete four additional… Continue reading.
By Kenny Eggleston First and foremost, safety is top priority! Tampering with a meter is extremely dangerous. According to the Cooperative Research Network, a division of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, power surging through a compromised meter can cause an electrical catastrophe. In many cases, removing the meter does not disconnect power as some… Continue reading.
While your steaming hot shower may leave you feeling like royalty, the appliance heating that water may be dethroning money from your wallet. A variety of energy resources power different kinds of water heaters to warm the water that people use in their daily lives. The type of water heater in your house could lead… Continue reading.