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.
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.
Pole top rescue training is designated to retain the linemen’s ability to properly rescue an injured and/or stranded lineman. As part of the annual training session, each lineman must climb a pole and rescue a mannequin that is hanging from the utility pole. The lineman must then secure the mannequin using ropes and clips to… Continue reading.
Journeyman Lineman Doug MacLain visited Little Discoveries preschool and discussed how to stay safe around electricity. He also showed the students how a bucket truck works.
Born with a natural curiosity, children are always exploring, asking questions and trying new things to understand the world around them. Unfortunately, that curiosity can be dangerous — and even deadly — when it comes to electricity. Whether your kids are keeping cool inside or soaking up some vitamin D outside, they can always run… Continue reading.
During the severely sweltering summer, planning ahead to save energy can keep you cool while helping the environment — and even get you some green back! People know the basic rules of supply and demand — when demand goes up, the price typically goes up. The same goes for electricity: when businesses are operating and… Continue reading.
Now that summer is in full swing, like many of you, I welcome more opportunities to be outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. Summertime brings many of my favorite activities like cooking out with family and friends, afternoons on the water and simply slowing down a bit to enjoy life. But summer months also… Continue reading.