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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.

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Co-ops work together to judge 4-H Electric projects

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Posted on Aug 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

Concern for community and cooperation among cooperatives are two of our founding principles, and during the recent Noble County Community Fair, Noble REMC and LaGrange County REMC showcased both. To be as objective as possible, Noble REMC asked LaGrange County REMC Energy Advisor Jake Taylor to assist in evaluating entries in the 4-H Electric exhibit… Continue reading.

Community program nears $750,000 mark

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Posted on Aug 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

Noble REMC members are just dollars away from reaching a new benchmark in their generous giving through Operation Round Up. With the latest round of grants recently dispersed, co-op members have donated $749,500 — nearly three-quarters of $1 million dollars — since the program’s inception in 2002. It wouldn’t have been possible without the generosity… Continue reading.

Be safe on the farm

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Posted on Aug 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

Most people understand that choosing a labor-intensive career comes with safety risks. But did you know that farming is the eighth most dangerous job in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics? At Noble REMC, we want our agricultural community to be aware of a danger that contributes to that statistic: electrocution…. Continue reading.

Camp = education and fun

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Noble REMC

Bucket trucks, zip lines and rowboats are what students will remember from their time spent at Touchstone Energy Camp this summer. Noble REMC sponsored three students —Bryce Millhouse and Austin Schuman, both from Avilla Elementary School, and Grant Lake from St. Mary’s Catholic School — to travel to Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, for four… Continue reading.

Beating the peak

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Noble REMC

Most of us don’t think twice about electricity. We plug something in or switch something on and the current flowing through the wall does what we need. However, obtaining power and delivering it to your home or business is not quite so simple. It becomes even more challenging during the warmest and most humid days… Continue reading.

Do we have your latest information?

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Noble REMC

It’s important for Noble REMC to have the most up-to-date contact information for our members to maintain communication about their accounts and other cooperative business. However, there are numerous accounts with outdated information. Current phone numbers are essential when we send out phone notification messages regarding planned outages or other important issues. In an effort… Continue reading.

Vegetation masters

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Noble REMC

When members see our right-of-way crew along the side of the road, some may see a picture of destruction rather than preservation as chainsaws cut through limbs and branches are thrown into the chipper. What they may not understand is the hard work being done to maintain Noble REMC lines to keep our members safe… Continue reading.

Youth Tour: Trip of a lifetime

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Posted on Jul 30, 2018 in Noble REMC

The nation’s capital brightened in June with the arrival of a delegation of students representing electric co-ops across the state. Noble REMC sponsored two students, Isaac Coats from West Noble High School and Melissa Domer from East Noble High School, for the fun and educational experience June 7-14. The Youth Tour provided young Hoosiers the… Continue reading.

Microgrids: electricity’s future?

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Tourists visiting Alcatraz learn about the island’s prison history under light bulbs energized by the high-tech future — one of the nation’s largest microgrids, which powers the site. Microgrids are localized energy grids that can operate independently. As new energy sources power more of the nation’s towns and cities, new technologies ensure that these sources… Continue reading.

Bill redesign unveiled

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Showcasing new colors, more information and an updated layout, Noble REMC will unveil the redesign of its bill this month in an effort to make paying for and understanding it that much simpler. In the first overhaul of our bill in about 20 years, the design will allow members to more easily read and understand… Continue reading.

Future planning

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

The Monday after our June annual meeting, employees were busy putting everything away and back in order for next year’s event. We also made notes on items to improve and shared comments from the meeting. Thank you to the nearly 2,500 members who attended this year’s meeting. Everyone seemed to have a great time learning… Continue reading.

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