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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.

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Beefed up charging: New EV charger network powers Hoosier travelers

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Posted on Feb 04, 2024 in A Co-op Perspective, Carroll White REMC, Fulton County REMC, Heartland REMC, Jasper County REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Kosciusko REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Newton County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Tipmont

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.

How Cold Weather Affects Your Energy Bills

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Posted on Dec 28, 2023 in Features, Miami-Cass REMC, Newton County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Warren County REMC

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.

Stocking savings

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Posted on Dec 04, 2023 in A Co-op Perspective, Carroll White REMC, Fulton County REMC, Heartland REMC, Jasper County REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Kosciusko REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Newton County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Tipmont, Warren County REMC

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.

The Sunny Side of Renewable Energy

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Posted on Nov 02, 2023 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Carroll White REMC, Fulton County REMC, Heartland REMC, Jasper County REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Kosciusko REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Newton County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Tipmont, Warren County REMC

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.

It’s Time to Start Prepping for the Season!

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Posted on Nov 02, 2023 in Boone REMC, Carroll White REMC, Features, Newton County REMC

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-op Facts and Figures

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Posted on Oct 04, 2023 in Features, Heartland REMC, Henry County REMC, Newton County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Warren County REMC

• 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.

What Are Co-ops All About?

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Posted on Oct 04, 2023 in Features, Henry County REMC, Newton County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC

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.

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