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.
Our right-of-way crew works tirelessly to maintain the stability of our system, and recently it welcomed another member to its team: Jared Buckles. A Columbia City resident, Buckles knew of the co-op culture from our colleagues over at Northeastern REMC, and after serving as a groundman at Columbia City Electric Department, he wanted to venture… Continue reading.
This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home this and “smart” home that. Commercials will highlight gadgets that make your life better because they make your home so dang smart. Rather than make promises about how “smart” these devices are, let’s talk about how they can be more helpful in your… Continue reading.
ACE Hardware, Ocean Spray, REI, Land O’Lakes and yours truly, Noble REMC, all share something in common: we’re all cooperatives. We may be in different industries, but we all share a passion for serving our members and helping our communities to thrive. In fact, all cooperatives adhere to the same set of seven principles that… Continue reading.
It may seem strange to look backward in order to move forward, but after 85 years, there’s a lot we’ve learned from how we were founded and how we’ve served our community through the decades. It’s prepared us to continue to innovate as we move through the next few decades with new technology and changing… Continue reading.
Celebrated in October, Co-op Month has unintentionally become a month of action for our cooperative throughout history. It’s when we’ve created new programs, assisted other co-ops after disasters and prepared for the impact of technology. Let’s look at 10 moments in history in honor of the 10th month: 1936: The Noble County REMC articles of… Continue reading.
Did you know you can purchase your water heater directly from your trusted electric co-op? That’s us! Noble REMC. Whether you’re replacing your old water heater or installing one, we provide energy-efficient options free of charge or at/below cost, depending on the circumstances. We also provide credits for water heaters purchased elsewhere. For those replacing… Continue reading.
When your local electric cooperative’s energy advisor is stumped by a perplexing power problem, the solution may come from a fellow energy advisor in another town – or even another state. Local electric cooperatives, including your power provider, vary in size and the number of homes and businesses they serve. Yet they are… Continue reading.
Agriculture is the backbone of our country, and our livelihood greatly depends on the crops provided by American farmers. In addition to being one of the most labor-intensive professions, farming is also considered one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. The hard work and exhaustive labor are tough but rushing the job to… Continue reading.
“It was just eerie.” That’s how Noble REMC Journeyman Lineman Rob Coil remembers the moment he knew things had changed on Sept. 11, 2001. He was stringing line early that morning after hearing the news of Flight 11 crashing into the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City over the radio… Continue reading.
Local organizations want to get you out of the house and out in the community (safely, of course!). The most recent disbursement of Noble REMC’s Operation Round Up grant funding is helping in their endeavor. From support for a local festival to improvements for an area park, the pennies participating members, like you, donate by… Continue reading.