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.
Think before you post that sign! Staples, nails and tacks used to hang signs and fliers create dangerous obstacles for electric lineworkers.
Over the last few years, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats have become a popular upgrade for people updating equipment in their homes. Thermostats such as the Nest and Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostats (among others) connect to a home’s wireless Internet network and can be programmed remotely from a wireless device, such as a smart phone or tablet. You may… Continue reading.
If you were asked to associate an image or a person with Noble REMC, I bet you would picture a lineworker. Some of the most visible employees of the co-op, lineworkers work tirelessly to ensure our community receives uninterrupted power 24/7. “Lineworker” is listed as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the… Continue reading.
Noble REMC is encouraged by the continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, but we also must consider the health and safety of our members when making decisions. Since we’re unable to predict what the next few months may hold, the Noble REMC Annual Meeting will be held virtually again this year. The meeting can be… Continue reading.
Though our lineworkers sure look different, Noble REMC’s mission has never wavered in our 85 years. We were created by the community to serve the community, and that’s what we continue to do each and every day. Our dedication to the community began with the first pole set and wires strung, and we will always… Continue reading.
Certified for Safety It’s right in our mission statement: “Where safety is the standard…” Noble REMC is proud of our team, spearheaded by the Operations Department, for earning its safety accreditation from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program (RESAP) for the 36th consecutive year! Every three years, a peer… Continue reading.
To most families, living in a tent for four months to build your dream home would seem too steep of a sacrifice. Not for Jeff Williams and his family. Williams had been contemplating building his new home early in 2020, and when he was laid off in March, he felt the push and “promptly got… Continue reading.
Trees and foliage can add beauty to our landscape, provide oxygen and conserve energy. But when they grow too close to power lines and poles, they can cause service disruptions and outages or interfere with our line crew’s work. That is why Noble REMC trims branches and limbs that grow into our lines and sprays… Continue reading.
Thank you to the 85% of our members who allow us to round up your bills to the nearest dollar each month to give back to the communities you belong to and we serve! As you can see from these financials, pennies donated every month add up quickly, and when your donations are combined with… Continue reading.
If you’re thinking about building your own home, you’ve probably spent a lot of time figuring out the details. You’ve considered different floorplans and selected complementary colors that pop. But have you considered energy efficiency? The Power Moves Home program is perfect for anyone about to build their own home. Your local electric co-op helped… Continue reading.
If you’re like most Americans, you’re interested in saving money on energy costs and in doing your part to help the environment. But wouldn’t it be great if you could do both? Well, you can. It’s through a concept called “beneficial electrification.” This means that innovations in energy technologies are creating new ways to use… Continue reading.
Only a few weeks remain to return your application for a spot on our board of directors. What are you waiting for? Noble REMC is looking for members who are passionate and hardworking individuals and will bring their experience and perspective to learn how to best serve their fellow co-op members. We’ll teach you the… Continue reading.