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.
Congratulations to the Mid-America Windmill Museum, which celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special celebration in July! A member of Noble REMC, we’ve watched as the museum has grown and prospered into what it is today: a display of 52 windmills to educate, preserve and build awareness of the engineering feat. The Electric Consumer (now… Continue reading.
While you were grabbing a corn dog or lemon shake up, you may have seen our system engineer, Kenny Kill, visiting the Noble County Community 4-H Fair. While he may have also indulged in the great food, he was there to give back to the community by helping to judge the 4-H Electric projects. Kill,… Continue reading.
An average donation of $6 a year from you means a lot of good for those around you. Because of our members’ generosity, Noble REMC’s Operation Round Up Trust Fund was able to award grants to six local nonprofit organizations this quarter. This is made possible by the more than 80 percent of our members… Continue reading.
As school buses resume roaming roads and the sun starts setting sooner, it won’t be long before autumn arrives. Yet before pumpkin pie aroma fills the air and Halloween costumes decorate storefronts, you can still take advantage of the late summer to prepare your home for the fall and winter. Some suggested considerations include: Tackling… Continue reading.
It’s a new school year, and kids of all ages are getting ready for a fresh year of learning. Beginning in kindergarten, students go to school to study a broad variety of subjects and learn new skills to prepare them for the future. Similarly, Noble REMC is continually learning in order to advance technology that… Continue reading.
On the first day of Youth Tour, I was nervous. I didn’t know what to expect. A whole week with over 100 strangers? Let’s just say, I had my doubts. Our first stop was the Flight 93 Memorial. There was a stone out in the field marking where the plane crashed. Inside the museum, the… Continue reading.
Amy Dreibelbis begins to tear up. Her daughter, Maddy, attempts to soothe her with a simple, “Don’t cry.” Reflecting on the moment she dropped Maddy off in June, Amy couldn’t help but remember her own experience 30 years ago. “Our orientation wasn’t as elaborate, but I can remember my dad dropping me off in a… Continue reading.
Sunny, blue skies and a yellow ribbon highlighted the celebration of the completion of the LaOtto Solar Generating Station. A piece of our Co-op Solar program, the array is owned by our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance, and maintained by Noble REMC on our lines at the southeast corner of State Road 3 and… Continue reading.
Cooperative, community and camp came together in June, when Noble REMC sponsored Central Noble Junior High School student Cole Lake at the annual Touchstone Energy Camp in Brookston, Indiana. Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend. The students’ agenda combined traditional outdoor camp activities with environmental education, electrical safety practices and cooperative… Continue reading.
The excitement of buying a house can soon be tempered by additional price tags that come with the purchased property. Older houses frequently mean older appliances and heating and cooling systems, which also are likely more inefficient than newer systems available today. They may even require you to plan for replacements in the not-too-distant future…. Continue reading.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.