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.
In Indiana, Mother Nature holds no punches. Regardless of season, she usually has surprises lurking around every corner. As we write this in July, she seems to favor high heat and humidity, with what seems like an unending amount of rain and thunderstorms, but by the time this is published in August, it could be… Continue reading.
These dog days of summer might have you considering putting those loitering summer sunrays to work making electricity for your home. Advances in technology have helped make the cost of solar energy more affordable. More people than ever before are considering adding solar panels to their home. But before you contact a solar panel sales… Continue reading.
Now that summer is in full swing, like many of you, I welcome more opportunities to be outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. Summertime brings many of my favorite activities like cooking out with family and friends, afternoons on the water and simply slowing down a bit to enjoy life. But summer months also… Continue reading.
2020 was full of tough decisions in service to Noble REMC’s members, employees and community. While we were encouraged by the continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, too much was still undecided and unpredictable to plan and safely hold an in-person Annual Meeting and Picnic. With safety a top priority, members voted… Continue reading.
We know it’s been a while since you’ve seen your directors at the annual meeting and other community events. However, they’ve been working hard behind the scenes to continue to educate themselves through professional development and industry training. Noble REMC’s bylaws state that our directors are required to complete the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association… Continue reading.
Noble REMC talks the talk, and now we walk the walk…well, drive is more like it. The co-op recently invested in the purchase of the completely electric 2021 Mustang Mach-E to showcase the dependability and reliability of the technology and encourage our members to learn about the benefits of EVs. If Energy Advisor Brian Hawk’s… Continue reading.
Noble REMC congratulates Cameryn Proxmire, a local eighth grader, who was awarded honorable mention in the annual statewide Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest. Proxmire attends St. John Lutheran School in Kendallville and will receive a $75 cash prize, as well as be featured in 2022’s calendar. Members can pick up a calendar later this… Continue reading.
Much like taking a car in for an oil change, Noble REMC’s electric grid system goes through routine maintenance to ensure its reliability in providing power to our members. It’s not the most visible work that we do, but it’s some of the most important. “It’s about being proactive, rather than reactive,” said Operations and… Continue reading.
Similar to our current investment in electric vehicles and research into broadband internet options, Noble REMC has always strived to be at the forefront of new technology and services that could better our members’ experience. Our 85 years of archives mentions everything from essential items still in use, such as automated metering infrastructure, to the… Continue reading.
During the severely sweltering summer, planning ahead to save energy can keep you cool while helping the environment — and even get you some green back! People know the basic rules of supply and demand — when demand goes up, the price typically goes up. The same goes for electricity: when businesses are operating and… Continue reading.
Power outages are never convenient. Sometimes, it’s no mystery why we are left in the dark, like when a storm rattles windows and walls. Other times, an outage may come out of the blue. We never want to leave our members in the dark but acts of Mother Nature and man can’t be helped. When… Continue reading.
On your smartphone or tablet, search for SmartHub in the Apple or Android store. After downloading the free app, search for Noble REMC, register and log in. Push “Report an Issue/Inquiry” at the top of the screen, and then press “Power Outage” to verify your contact address and information. Then you will have the chance… Continue reading.