Miami-Cass REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Peru, Indiana. As a cooperative, Miami-Cass 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.
April 12 is Lineworker Appreciation Day, so it’s only fitting that we highlight one of our own lineworkers. Gary Rowe, line superintendent at Miami-Cass REMC, started his career with the cooperative in 2003. He had wanted to be an electrician growing up; so when a previous boss told him about an opening at Miami-Cass REMC,… 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.
If you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in saving money on energy costs and in doing your part to help the environment. But wouldn’t it be great if you could do both? Well, you can! It’s through a concept called “beneficial electrification.” This utility industry term means the innovations in energy technologies are creating new… Continue reading.
Interested in serving your community? Consider running for the board of directors at Miami-Cass REMC. Director petitions will be available starting March 1 at our office at 3086 W. 100 N., Peru. Districts 1, 3, and 4 are up for election this year. Petitions must be returned by April 10. Contact Miami-Cass REMC if you… Continue reading.
Counted seven board members attending via teleconference. Attorney, Jeremy Fetty also attended via teleconference. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. Financial report given by Schwartz. December monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Set… Continue reading.
Teresa Williams had been a familiar face at Miami-Cass REMC for 21 years. If you ever visited the office, you likely saw her smiling face. Williams began her career with the cooperative on Feb. 1, 2000, and retired exactly 21 years later on Feb. 1 of this year. During her time at the REMC, she… 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.
Over the years, you’ve heard me expound on why and how Miami-Cass REMC is different — because we’re a cooperative. Our business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core values of honesty, transparency, equity, inclusiveness and service to the greater good of the community…. Continue reading.