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.
Meter tampering can result in electric shock, is illegal and increases electricity rates for other co-op members. Never break a meter seal. Never open a meter base. Never remove a meter or alter an entrance cable in any manner. For safety reasons, only Noble REMC personnel are permitted to remove meters from a meter socket…. Continue reading.
The show must go on. Though we were in the middle of one of the largest outage restorations in recent history, Noble REMC’s annual meeting proceeded as scheduled June 14. The meeting was held live on Facebook and focused on the current success of the REMC, while outlining the future of the cooperative. CEO Ron… Continue reading.
Buses steadily starting and stopping along subdivision streets signal the start of the season’s school day schedules. As teens settle back into the school year, they’re also getting used to their afterschool routines: fall sports, homework or part-time jobs. Regardless of when teenagers arrive home, there are steps they can take to minimize their electricity… Continue reading.
Recent grant funding is making broadband deployment a reality in underserved areas of Noble County, where many of you, our members, reside. We want to congratulate our friends at LigTel Communications, who were recently awarded $11.5 million in NextLevel Broadband grants from Indiana’s Office of Rural and Community Affairs. Combine this with more than $7.7… Continue reading.
Soft serve ice cream, splashes in the dunk tank and smiles on faces. You couldn’t have asked for a better first-ever Member Appreciation Event. Celebrating our members at the May 23 event, we appreciated all who came out — nearly 900 of you — to enjoy the myriad of family-friendly activities we had set up… Continue reading.
Noble REMC wouldn’t be successful without our employees and directors. To highlight the work that they do, we’ve established Lighting the Way to place a spotlight on those who help the co-op thrive. If you want a good story told right, you go to Tina. After 20 years with the co-op, Collection Coordinator and Member… Continue reading.
A Warsaw native, Josh Fitzgerald learned about the co-op difference from his friends who work at neighboring Kosciusko REMC. “From what they told me, the REMC was second to none in how they treat their employees, that it’s more family oriented,” he said. “I’ve enjoyed being part of the co-op and giving back more.” Previously… Continue reading.
Beginning July 1, Hoosiers no longer have to pay the utility receipts tax. This tax elimination will annually put an estimated $28.5 million back in the pockets of 1.3 million Hoosiers served by the state’s 38 electric cooperatives, including members of Noble REMC. This was made possible because of the efforts of Indiana’s electric cooperatives… Continue reading.
Our community saw one of its worst storms in decades on June 13. Winds of more than 70 mph ripped through our area and brought down trees and poles across our service territory — knocking power out to more than 4,500 members. From 10 p.m. that Monday until 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Noble REMC crews… Continue reading.
With the hot humid temperatures during the long daylight hours as kids are out of school, it may seem difficult to keep your cool at home this summer – literally and figuratively. Yet in the literal sense, keeping your cool indoors could really pay off by keeping more green in your wallet. Fortunately, there are… Continue reading.
June is always a special month here at Noble REMC. For nearly half a century, it is when we’ve held our annual meeting, where we’re able to engage with our members about the state of the cooperative and announce the results of the board of directors’ election. This year is no different. In looking ahead… Continue reading.