Newton County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Kentland, Indiana. As a cooperative, Newton 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.
Electric vehicle drivers eating at the Beef House Restaurant in Covington can now fill up their automobiles at the same time. The electric vehicle charger installed at the Beef House is one of over 50 high-speed direct current fast charger stations in a new statewide network created by GO Electric Vehicle Indiana (GOEVIN). The collaboration… Continue reading.
Frigid temperatures can cause heating systems to work overtime, and since heating and cooling can make up nearly half of your electric bill, your bill may be higher than normal in the winter. HERE’S WHY ADDRESSING SOME HIGH BILL CULPRITS HOW YOUR ELECTRIC CO-OP CAN HELP YOU Your electric cooperative has programs to save you… Continue reading.
This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home accessories. Fortunately, you can spend money on some gifts that can lead to long-term savings. Commercials this time of year highlight all sorts of gadgets. Often, many of these devices are about convenience, such as remotely turning lights and appliances on and off…. Continue reading.
BY INVITING FRIENDS AND LOVED ONES TO A HOLIDAY COOKIE SWAP, YOU CAN SAMPLE NEW RECIPES AND SHARE SWEET MEMORIES — AND YOU’LL BE PLEASANTLY SURPRISED AT HOW EASY IT IS TO HOST YOUR OWN. HERE ARE SOME TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR EVENT ONE TO REMEMBER. PLAN YOUR TREATS IN ADVANCE In order to figure… Continue reading.
Cookies are a delightful part of the holiday season, whether you’re leaving an array of treats out for Santa or dunking a crispy morsel in milk. If you’re baking a batch — or several — this month, keep these tricks in mind: Before you begin baking, check your pantry to see if you have all… Continue reading.
KEEP YOUR FESTIVITIES SAFE AND MERRY BY PERUSING THESE 10 FOOD PREPARATION TIPS BEFORE YOU GET STARTED IN THE KITCHEN:
Some mornings, a dawning sun greets people with light — by electrifying the televisions in their homes. Over the last decade, renewable energy resources including wind farms and solar arrays have generated an increasing share of the electricity powering the nation. As renewable energy technology has become more affordable, utilities have also added more large-scale… Continue reading.
Whether you’re illuminating a single bush or your entire roof, here are some tips for safely hanging lights outdoors this season. MAKE A PLAN Map out where each strand of lights and every outdoor decoration will go before you get to work — you’ll save time and you’ll stay safer. DETERMINE WHAT YOU’LL NEED Before… Continue reading.
Dress up your space in a flash with these simple yet creative holiday decorating ideas. SET THE SCENE A few inviting touches will add instant warmth to any room, such as the scent of a cinnamon or spruce candle, the cozy texture of a knit throw or the cheeriness of a colorful, decorative wall hanging…. Continue reading.
Before you deck your halls and welcome overnight guests, peruse these pointers: 1. INSPECT YOUR ITEMS Carefully inspect all of your holiday decorations, electrical items and extension cords to ensure that everything is in safe, working order. A few things to look out for include: 2. READ THE FINE PRINT Take a few minutes to… Continue reading.
• Electric co-ops serve 42 million people and power over 21.5 million businesses, homes, schools and farms in 48 states. • Boone REMC was a model for other rural electric groups in the country. The REMC received one of the Rural Electrification Administration’s first loans on July 22, 1935. It was energized on May 21,… Continue reading.
The word “cooperative” is similar to “cooperation,” meaning people working together and mutually benefiting one another and the larger community. That’s the essence of the cooperative spirit, and co-ops exist for one reason: to serve their members. Not only have cooperatives been formed to sell electricity, produce and flowers, but there are also co-ops that… Continue reading.