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.
Replace standard power strips with advanced power strips to save energy. Advanced power strips look like ordinary power strips, but they have built-in features that are designed to reduce the amount of energy used by standby electronics that consume energy even when they’re not in use (also known as phantom load).
At Miami-Cass REMC, we’re committed to providing you with reliable power. There are some things we can’t stop — high winds, thunderstorms, ice storms — but we do what we can to prevent the main outage culprit: trees, shrubs and brush that grow too close to power lines and distribution equipment. To “cut back” on… Continue reading.
Many electric space heaters advertise they can slash your electric bill. What they don’t advertise is that they can also cause that bill to increase significantly. Whether it’s a standard electric space heater you can buy at a store or a “ruby quartz” or “infrared” souped-up model advertised in a newspaper or on a billboard,… Continue reading.
The melting snow means that spring is arriving – and so is your local electric cooperative’s annual meeting! Co-ops start hosting their annual meetings in the spring, which is a great time for you to get it on your calendar and plan to attend! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are also… Continue reading.
It’s a popular misperception that replacing windows can lead to significant energy savings. But, frequently other projects will give a better payback and increase your comfort. There are instances when replacing windows makes sense: aesthetic reasons, addressing broken panes, or if the window is not functioning because of damaged hardware. But if you are thinking… Continue reading.
Author Anthony J. D’Angelo observed that, “Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” To a large degree, this reflects Miami-Cass REMC’s philosophy toward our consumer-members and the broader service territory we serve. As a cooperative, we have a different “bottom line.” While our priority is always to provide reliable and… Continue reading.
Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Liane Steffes also attended via teleconference. Election of officers was held. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. Monthly legal report was given by Steffes. Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. November monthly operating, member services and safety… Continue reading.
Plan to attend the Miami-Cass REMC Annual Meeting on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Miami County Fairgrounds. Look for more information in future issues of the magazine!
Avery Heishman and Madison Vance, both seniors at North Miami High School, joined Kayla Kraning (also a senior at North Miami) and over 100 other students from across the United States on an exciting trip to the nation’s capital last summer. Both are very glad they went and would love to go back. They also… Continue reading.
touchstone energy camp: June 5 – 8 A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2019. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. Indiana Youth Tour Miami-Cass REMC wants to send you on a weeklong, all-inclusive trip of a… Continue reading.