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.
Clearing trees and overgrown vegetation is vital to provide safe, reliable power to our consumer-members. We clear certain areas in our service territory, known as rights-of-way, to: Keep power lines clear of tree limbs. Restore power more quickly. Keep crews and members of our community safe. Reduce unexpected costs for repairs. Vegetation management improves service… Continue reading.
Camp Kilowatt | June 8–11 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn about energy while making new friends and enjoying activities and games. This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming, and much… Continue reading.
It now pays more than ever – literally – to consider installing a closed loop geothermal system to heat and cool your home. The Power Moves® rebate for closed loop geothermal systems has increased to $2,000 for 2022. The rebate is for closed loop geothermal heat pumps installed in new homes or in existing homes… Continue reading.
The phrase “All politics is local” means that even national politics have a local impact, and people care most about issues that directly affect them. At Miami-Cass REMC, we think it’s important to be aware of political issues on the national level, but even more critical to develop and cultivate relationships with local legislators because… Continue reading.
Mike Fross, mapping and locate technician for Miami-Cass REMC, began his career with the REMC in 2007. He was hired as a third-year apprentice lineman and worked in that role for his first two years before becoming a journeyman lineman. Prior to joining the cooperative, Fross worked as an electrician and maintenance supervisor for Haynes… Continue reading.
Counted five board members attending, with two additional attending via teleconference. Attorney J. Michael Deweese also attended via teleconference. Rob Schwartz presented the WVPA report. Deweese presented the legal report. Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. Financial report given by Schwartz. October monthly operating, member services and… Continue reading.
Camp Kilowatt | June 8-11 A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2022. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. APPLY: Apply by Feb. 23 at CampKilowatt.org. Indiana Youth Tour | June 16-23 Steuben County REMC wants to… Continue reading.
“The holidays.” I love everything about this time of year. Just the thought of the holiday season brings a smile to my face and evokes a sense of comfort and nostalgia. Recalling family gatherings and traditions warms my heart and fills my senses. It’s a time of reflection. I’m grateful for my own family as… Continue reading.
Zac Hostetler, staking technician for Miami-Cass, started his career with the REMC 14 years ago as an apprentice lineman. He worked in that role for his first four years, during which time he completed his bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana Wesleyan University and earned an associate degree in applied sciences from Ivy Tech Community… Continue reading.
This holiday season, Miami-Cass REMC has two ways you can make the holidays brighter for children in need. Coats for Kids Help children stay warm this winter by donating a coat for the Coats for Kids program. Miami-Cass REMC will be collecting new and gently used coats for area children at its office. Toys for… Continue reading.