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 has brought unprecedented challenges for our communities, as schools, businesses and workplaces closed for the safety of all as the COVID-19 pandemic spread. With safety as our first priority, Noble REMC also made the tough decision to cancel our in-person Annual Meeting and Picnic, and transition the business meeting online. Members can watch… Continue reading.
While some of our youth programs were canceled this year due to COVID-19, Noble REMC is proud and happy to announce the recipients of our 2020 scholarships. We 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…. Continue reading.
It’s a good day when we get to honor a group of our employees and directors for their longstanding service to Noble REMC. We honored their accomplishments earlier this year with a service awards dinner and celebration. Noble REMC is fortunate to have such dedicated individuals working to provide the best service to our members,… Continue reading.
Does it seem odd that a company would encourage people to use less of what it sells? Probably. But then, Wabash Valley Power has always been a different kind of electric company. If you’re not familiar with Wabash Valley Power, we are the wholesale electricity supplier for 23 local electric cooperatives in Indiana, Illinois, and… Continue reading.
The Annual Meeting and Picnic is our favorite event of the year, but the safety of Noble REMC’s members, employees and board comes first. That’s why we’ve made the tough decision to transition our Annual Meeting to an online format this year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While we won’t be hosting an in-person event, we… Continue reading.
District 4 William Knox serves as director for District 4 and is treasurer of Noble REMC’s Board. He also serves on the Indiana Electric Cooperatives Board of Directors and is certified as a Credentialed Cooperative Director through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). He is the facilities director at East Noble School Corporation. Knox… Continue reading.
I’m writing this article in hopes it will find you all well. We have been living under the threat of a virus that spreads rapidly, and as a result, most of us have been ordered to stay home. This gives me the opportunity to discuss a few small home projects you can complete with minimal… Continue reading.
What do a recycling program, rain garden and composting site all have in common? They’ll soon help the local environment, with a little help from Noble REMC’s members. DeKalb County Central United Schools, the Town of Churubusco and Oak Farm Montessori School were recent recipients of EnviroWatts funding to assist with their eco-friendly projects. Each… Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives like Noble REMC have helped their members during times of crisis for nearly a century. We’ve supported members during floods, storms, recessions, and now, pandemics. Nothing has changed. We’re still here, and we’re not going anywhere. COVID-19 has put a lot of our members in uncharted territory. We understand that the circumstances surrounding… Continue reading.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures. 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 breeze in the evening and overnight… Continue reading.