Orange County REMC Archives - Indiana Connection

Orange County REMC

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.

More Stories

Check out the new myremc.coop

By
Posted on Jul 28, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Remote bill pay options Our website offers details about several ways to pay your bill without coming into the office. The Pay-by-Phone service allows members to pay their bill by check or credit card over the phone by  calling 833-890-7734. SmartHub Our SmartHub app makes it easy to view and pay your bill from your… Continue reading.

Welcome our newest employee

By
Posted on Jul 28, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Orange County Fiber, the telecommunications subsidiary of Orange County REMC is proud to announce the addition of Ezekiel Allstott to our team.  Allstott graduated from Springs Valley High School in 2008 and Vincennes University in 2015. He also served four-years in the Marine Corps, as a squad Leader. He and his wife, Mikia,  have been… Continue reading.

Seal air leaks and save!

By
Posted on Jul 28, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Did you know that in many homes, about half of the conditioned air leaks to the outside every hour?  The good news, especially if you don’t want to spend a lot of money, or if you’re hesitant to invite contractors into your home right now, is that you can seal air leaks on your own… Continue reading.

Grant Funding: Helping Small Businesses During Pandemic

By
Posted on Jul 24, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Just days before closing the One Southern Indiana office for the COVID-19 pandemic, President and CEO Wendy Dant Chesser had two challenges facing the economic development and Chamber of Commerce organization — how to not only sustain, but also help the 1,068 business members that would be scared and hurting financially.  Board and team members… Continue reading.

Moving forward

By
Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Last month, Orange County REMC held a unique annual meeting as we streamed the business portion of the 83rd Annual Meeting live from the REMC boardroom. In an effort to comply with guidelines limiting large gatherings due to the COVID-19 situation, we felt this was our best option to conduct “business as usual” with a… Continue reading.

Industry Updates

By
Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC is working in several areas across our service territory, performing system upgrades and maintenance. All REMC crews and contracted personnel carry identification, and their vehicles are marked with our logo. Please keep our crews save and drive with caution as all this work means extra utility vehicles along roadways. Pole Testing Beginning… Continue reading.

Welcome To Our Newest Employee

By
Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Josh Coles, new member service technician, joined the REMC team on June 8. He will be working with Zach Motsinger on our Demand Side Management program, energy audits, water heaters, security systems, and ETS service and repairs. He will also enter the Meter Technician Apprenticeship Program in the fall. Coles graduated from Ivy Tech Community… Continue reading.

Five home ‘energy hogs’

By
Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC often gets questions from members who wonder why their electric bill is higher than that of a friend or family member who has a home of similar size. What many people don’t understand is that even though one home may be the same size, and even have the same number of people… Continue reading.

Diligent effort

By
Posted on Jun 30, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Thank you! Hoosier Energy employees who work in operations can’t always practice social distancing to get the job done. The work these employees do is recognized by many including Merom Generating Station Plant Manager Karl Back. “Our people are responding very well to a difficult situation, which is not surprising to me with the culture… Continue reading.

group of multiracial graduates holding diploma

Scholarship winners named

By
Posted on Jun 05, 2020 in Orange County REMC

Commitment to community has been a long-held co-op principle. One of the ways Orange County REMC positively impacts our local community is through youth programs and scholarships. The REMC recently awarded five $750 scholarships to local seniors.  We appreciate the many REMC members who allow us to round up their electric bills each month to… Continue reading.

Related Pages