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.
This year brought a new position to Noble REMC — utility laborer. Needing someone who was able to work between the different facets of our operations department — line work and right-of-way clearing —Brendan Michael fit the bill. Brendan comes to the REMC after two and a half years with Duke Energy, where he learned… Continue reading.
Technology advances in electric vehicle development have shifted heads to considering possibilities for the energy industry. EVs are still a small portion of the total U.S. automobile sales but it’s growing rapidly. CNBC reported in May that an industry research firm predicts that the global market for EVs, which are automobiles powered by a rechargeable… Continue reading.
It’s a familiar scene: poles and wires stretching into the distance alongside a rural highway. This image might appear no different now than it did many years ago. But look more closely. Invisible to most of us is an overlay of new equipment — automated metering infrastructure, sophisticated computer networks, wireless communications, sensors and fibers… Continue reading.
When Noble REMC employees would normally be setting up tents and unloading soda, buns and chips, we were instead testing out our training room to broadcast our annual meeting live on Facebook. It was a strange feeling, knowing we wouldn’t get to celebrate with you, our members, in person with our traditional picnic, but safety… Continue reading.
Is the Loch Ness monster real? It has often been talked about, rarely seen and can be quite scary to witness. You may have one under your home and not even know it! What I’m really talking about here is a crawl space. With spring’s slow transition into summer and the rains turning into 90-degree… Continue reading.
Did you know you can purchase your electric water heater directly from your electric co-op? That’s us! Noble REMC. Whether you’re replacing your old water heater or installing one in a new home, we provide energy efficient options free of charge or at cost, depending on the circumstances. We also provide credits for water heaters… Continue reading.
Beginning his position as District 5 Director in 2002, Bill Emmert spent 18 years giving back to the community through his service to Noble REMC. Now he wants to give an opportunity for the next generation to lead, as well as pursue other community projects that need support. A person who works hard without a… Continue reading.
With an ever-changing world, Noble REMC’s Operation Round Up program continues to give back to make sure our community’s projects remain successful. The co-op is grateful for the more than 80% of members who participate in the program, allowing their electric bills to be rounded up to the nearest dollar each month. These cents are… Continue reading.
Believe it or not, there’s a stiff, cold wind out there that’s helping to heat your home in the winter. And there’s a blazing hot sun in the sky that can keep you cool all summer long. Over the past decade, the way we generate electricity has changed dramatically. Advances in technology have made sustainable… Continue reading.
It takes a village. While you’ve probably seen our lineworkers out on a job site or spoken to our energy advisor during an audit, there are many behind the scenes at Noble REMC who also labor tirelessly to help keep the lights on. However, they do so with little or no public recognition or acknowledgement…. Continue reading.