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.
Marc Gaerte doesn’t like to be the center of attention. Even this story, in honor of his retirement, makes him a bit uneasy. But once he begins talking about his 25 years at Noble REMC, he relaxes a bit, remembering the moments that meant the most to him — like the first time he witnessed… Continue reading.
Thank you to all who signed up for SmartHub during our contest for a $100 gift card, as well as those who had been loyal users before then! We hope you’re enjoying the many benefits of our app, including the ability to: Set up notifications to your phone and/or email to alert you when a… Continue reading.
Every June, selected high school seniors-to-be from co-op families attend Indiana Youth Tour — a weeklong leadership experience in Washington, D.C., sponsored by Noble REMC. It’s an experience unlike any other, full of fun, friends and memories that last a lifetime. So why should you apply? It’s not like your school trip to D.C. Many… Continue reading.
Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest Students in grades K-12 are encouraged to enter their most creative artwork for this contest. The artist with the best submissions from each grade level receive $200 and publication in the 2023 Cooperative Calendar of Student Art. Contest rules and an entry form are available at indianaconnection.org/for-youth/art-contest. Artwork must… Continue reading.
It now pays more than ever – literally – to consider installing a closed loop geothermal system to heat and cool your home. The Power Moves® rebate for closed loop geothermal systems has increased to $2,000 for 2022. The rebate is for closed loop geothermal heat pumps installed in new homes or in existing homes… Continue reading.
“All politics is local.” This observation by the late Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill Jr., former Speaker of the House of Representatives, highlights the impact national politics has locally, while underscoring the importance and value of local politics. At Noble REMC, we think it’s critical to develop and cultivate relationships with local legislators because they craft,… Continue reading.
Every opportunity to give of our time and our knowledge is an opportunity to enact change and better our community. One such opportunity is serving on Noble REMC’s board of directors. You may question how you can contribute to an electric cooperative board: “I don’t know anything about electricity!” We’re not looking for electrical expertise… Continue reading.
One of the highest priorities as a director is continuing education. Our current directors work hard behind the scenes, completing programs focused on professional development and industry training. In addition to their regular duties, Noble REMC’s bylaws state that our directors are required to complete the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Credentialed Cooperative Director… Continue reading.
Noble REMC wouldn’t be successful without our employees. To highlight the work that they do, we’re launching a new series – Lighting the Way – to place a spotlight on those who help the co-op thrive. Growing up in Albion and graduating from Central Noble High School, Marla Ober is happy to have a position… Continue reading.
The enhanced data collection and analysis and two-way communication of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) opened many new doors. Although its use by Noble REMC continues to evolve, at a broad level, AMI enables opportunities that support grid operation and member service. Operational Benefit From an operational perspective, AMI can greatly reduce truck and personnel dispatches,… Continue reading.
With renewable energy technology evolving and becoming more affordable, homeowners have started looking more into the investment of solar panels at their properties. But Noble REMC wants to make sure you have the right information before making the decision to sign on the dotted line. Talk to us first It is important for members to… Continue reading.