Noble REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Albion, Indiana. As a cooperative, Noble 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.
Represents: District 1, which includes Perry and Elkhart townships in Noble County and part of Benton Township in Elkhart County Occupation: Owner and operator of Wysong Partners, which focuses on grain production, and Prime Care Ag, which is a farrow-to-swine production operation Local participation: Member of Cosperville Baptist Church, where he previously served as its… Continue reading.
Though only six pages, Noble REMC System Engineer Kenny Kill’s recently published paper isn’t light reading. “Time Series Analysis Improves System Planning and Operations” outlines how large data sets can now be managed and analyzed by a new platform called the Distributed Engineering Workstation — DEW, for short — to plan for transmission, sub-transmission and… Continue reading.
With the summer season finally upon us, many of you are beginning to use and enjoy your pools. As with anything around the home, maintenance and breakdowns are going to happen. When this happens to your pool pump, you should consider replacing your standard single-speed pool pump with a variable speed driven, Energy Star®-rated pool… Continue reading.
“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” Author Anne Lamott cleverly captures the benefits of unplugging in today’s device-driven, multitasking world. Keeping up with work, family and school activities or the latest trends on social media makes most of us feel compelled to constantly check our devices…. Continue reading.
He’s served the cooperative nearly the length of two generations, but now he’s ready to move on to give the next generation an opportunity to lead. Director Bob Lortie will be handing over the reins of the District 1 seat he’s held for 42 years at this year’s annual meeting and picnic. District 1 includes… Continue reading.
Noble REMC recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships to help students in our community further their education. To be eligible, the recipients’ parents or guardians must be members of Noble REMC. Candidates were judged anonymously based on grade point average, a short autobiography and letters of recommendation, as well as their involvement at school and in… Continue reading.
We know how generous our members are in giving back to the community we serve and belong to. Now everyone else will too. Twelve organizations will be receiving grants through the most recent disbursement of Noble REMC’s Operation Round Up Trust Fund, which is made possible by the more than 80% of our members who… Continue reading.
When you walk through the co-op’s hallways and ask people how they would describe Kay Rappel, the word you hear most often is “class.” Sitting in the middle of linemen and engineers as the operations customer service coordinator, she is meticulously put together in a pair of shoes that perfectly matches her dress, every strand… Continue reading.
Wearing shirts of red and hats adorned with stars, two gentlemen speak and laugh animatedly at the World War II Memorial. It’s a strange sight, until you realize they’re experiencing a reunion of sorts. Though initially unaware, both discovered they were stationed at the same Air Force base in France at the same time as… Continue reading.
From the morning shower to a final sip before slumber, people use a lot of water during the day — we need it to survive, after all — often without considering the costs circling down the drain with it. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that heating water accounts for about 18 percent of your… Continue reading.