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.
On the first day of Youth Tour, I was nervous. I didn’t know what to expect. A whole week with over 100 strangers? Let’s just say, I had my doubts. Our first stop was the Flight 93 Memorial. There was a stone out in the field marking where the plane crashed. Inside the museum, the… Continue reading.
Amy Dreibelbis begins to tear up. Her daughter, Maddy, attempts to soothe her with a simple, “Don’t cry.” Reflecting on the moment she dropped Maddy off in June, Amy couldn’t help but remember her own experience 30 years ago. “Our orientation wasn’t as elaborate, but I can remember my dad dropping me off in a… Continue reading.
Sunny, blue skies and a yellow ribbon highlighted the celebration of the completion of the LaOtto Solar Generating Station. A piece of our Co-op Solar program, the array is owned by our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance, and maintained by Noble REMC on our lines at the southeast corner of State Road 3 and… Continue reading.
Cooperative, community and camp came together in June, when Noble REMC sponsored Central Noble Junior High School student Cole Lake at the annual Touchstone Energy Camp in Brookston, Indiana. Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend. The students’ agenda combined traditional outdoor camp activities with environmental education, electrical safety practices and cooperative… Continue reading.
The excitement of buying a house can soon be tempered by additional price tags that come with the purchased property. Older houses frequently mean older appliances and heating and cooling systems, which also are likely more inefficient than newer systems available today. They may even require you to plan for replacements in the not-too-distant future…. Continue reading.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.
Working with electricity can be a dangerous job, especially for lineworkers. Line repairers and installers are consistently ranked among the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. That’s why for Noble REMC, safety is the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, we have created a culture of putting our crews’ safety and… Continue reading.
Noble REMC held its annual meeting and picnic June 1, where members elected Jay Wysong to represent District 1. He takes over the board seat previously held by Bob Lortie. Lortie recently retired from the board after building a home outside of the district. Incumbent Directors Rick Robertson (District 2) and Doug Burnworth (District 8),… Continue reading.
Represents: District 1, which includes Perry and Elkhart townships in Noble County and part of Benton Township in Elkhart County Occupation: Owner and operator of Wysong Partners, which focuses on grain production, and Prime Care Ag, which is a farrow-to-swine production operation Local participation: Member of Cosperville Baptist Church, where he previously served as its… Continue reading.
Though only six pages, Noble REMC System Engineer Kenny Kill’s recently published paper isn’t light reading. “Time Series Analysis Improves System Planning and Operations” outlines how large data sets can now be managed and analyzed by a new platform called the Distributed Engineering Workstation — DEW, for short — to plan for transmission, sub-transmission and… Continue reading.