Orange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Orleans, Indiana. As a cooperative, Orange County 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.
Larry J. Clements, age 54, of Paoli, passed away April 1 at IU Health Paoli Hospital. He was born Feb. 9, 1966 in Fort Riley, Kansas, to parents Arthur Clements Jr. and Diane (McMichens) Clements. He married Teresa Morrison on April 2, 1988. Clements worked as a meter technician for Orange County REMC since July… Continue reading.
Since no petitions were filed for other candidates to run for election, these incumbents will be officially seated at the Annual Meeting. DISTRICT 1 Eugene Roberts represents District 1, which includes all of Spice Valley and Marion townships in Lawrence County served by Orange County REMC. Roberts has served on the board since 1986. He… Continue reading.
The Orange County REMC office will be closed May 25 as we observe Memorial Day. The office will also close at noon on June 5 as our employees prepare for the 2020 Annual Meeting. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions at press time, we are still evaluating whether or not we can host our… Continue reading.
An expansion of the electric grid is currently underway in southern Indiana. Through a partnership among three utilities, crews have completed about five miles of high-voltage line. The entire project is about 30 miles in length and the transmission line will cross sections of Dubois County, Indiana; Spencer County, Indiana; and Hancock County, Kentucky. Recently,… Continue reading.
We want to give a few of our members some money! The following is a list of people who were Orange County REMC members in 1959 and have unclaimed credits. We do not have current contact or mailing information for these members. This month, we are publishing members whose last names begin with the letter… Continue reading.
Working with electricity can be a dangerous job, especially for lineworkers. In fact, USA Today lists line repairers and installers among the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. That’s why for Orange County REMC, safety is the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, we have created a culture of putting our… Continue reading.
Eugene Roberts, District 1 and Ben Lindsey, District 5 are incumbents whose terms expire in 2020. Petitions of nominations due by April 22 Nominations by the board (absent incumbents seeking re-elections or petitioners) by April 22 Full slate of candidates posted and mailed by May 14. All candidate biographies published in the May or June… Continue reading.
We are excited to announce that construction of high-speed Fiber Optic Internet service, through our subsidiary, Orange County Fiber is progressing on schedule, with Phase 1 complete and Phase 2 about 80% complete. We are also pleased to announce that nearly 70% of members who now have access to the service have subscribed, with only… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative that provides wholesale power and services to 18 member electric cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. We deliver power through a nearly 1,700 mile transmission network. Our mission is to provide members with assured, reliable and competitively priced energy and services in… Continue reading.
At Orange County REMC we are constantly striving to improve our operational efficiency so we can provide the most reliable electric service possible for our consumer-members (that’s you!). We rely on data for nearly every aspect of our operations, which is why we need your help. By making sure we have your most accurate and… Continue reading.