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.
By Kelly Lynch We all have a history. But what makes life interesting are the ways that our histories intersect. Noble REMC found this recently when we received a seemingly random request from Hudson resident Janis Penick. She was finishing her late father’s written history, and he had mentioned taking “wiring classes” at the local… Continue reading.
Community means everything to Noble REMC employees, especially since we live and work here side-by-side with you. And a better representation couldn’t be made than our recent recognition from our national organization, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Cooperatives from across the country were challenged to participate in at least five hours of community service… Continue reading.
Touchstone Energy Camp (June 3-6, 2020) A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2020. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. Apply at TouchstoneEnergyCamp.org. Indiana Youth Tour (June 18-25, 2020) Noble REMC wants to send you on a weeklong, all-inclusive… Continue reading.
The 2020 Census is more than counting you, it’s counting on you. The importance of facilitating a complete count in the upcoming U.S. Census cannot be understated. Did you know census results are tied to federal funding and legislative districts? For example, if Noble County fails to count every man, woman and child, it could… Continue reading.
There is a lot of great advice on how to be more energy efficient — using ENERGY STAR®-rated devices, for example. But then there’s the not so great advice: the misinformation, mistakes, and myths that could lead you astray in your efforts to save on your electric bill. But fear not! Here are a few… Continue reading.
You may not think you need to understand energy demand and purchasing, but do you ever look at your energy bill and wonder what it all means? If your answer to that question is “yes,” then you might be interested to learn how demand impacts your utility bill. Before Noble REMC can send electricity… Continue reading.
Here we are, kicking off a new year of “Ask the Energy Advisor.” It’s my hope you found the previous year’s articles helpful when it comes to understanding your energy consumption and ways to save. To kick off 2020, I’m taking you back to the winters of my childhood. I used to love sledding in… Continue reading.
“Darn it!” You forgot your Noble REMC bill payment was due today, and it’s after 4:30 p.m. Not to worry! Our phones are manned 24/7 to take your payments and automatically apply them to your account. Unfortunately, we’ve seen a rise in members using payment centers — located in grocery stores, gas stations and online… Continue reading.
“What I’ve learned is that before you do any project, call the co-op to see what money is available.” That was the reaction from Jeff Jacobs of MCJ, Inc. when he saw the big presentation check for the farm’s recent decision to go energy efficient with LED bulbs in its newly constructed barn. It also… Continue reading.
By Ron Raypole The holidays are a time of year many of us eagerly anticipate. The season is marked by special foods, seasonal decorations and lots of festivities. We cherish carrying on old family traditions and enjoy creating new ones. For me personally, I look forward to more time spent with family and friends. However,… Continue reading.
The past few months have been marked by a lot of change at Noble REMC, especially in our operations department. With retirements and transitions of former employees, we’ve welcomed a handful of new faces to the cooperative. Father and son duo, Mike and Zac McCray, joined the cooperative in June as journeymen linemen. It’s uncommon… Continue reading.