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.
As more people hear about the progress to bring high speed fiber optic internet to rural Orange County, the most common question we hear is “If I see crews working in my area, how long before I get service?” This is a multi-phase project, and we are now into Phase II. Below you will see… Continue reading.
Charlie Rollins was recently named fiber operations manager for Orange County Fiber. “I have been impressed with Charlie Rollins since he came to Orange County Fiber through the acquisition, certainly with his technical competence, but just as important, his empathy toward our members and those that we depend on to bring this new essential service… Continue reading.
One of the electric power industry’s most important goals is ensuring the integrity of the power grid.Digital fault recorders are one technology used to monitor operations at substations and power plants throughout North America. The devices continually monitor the flow of electricity in and out of these locations. These devices are always on and they… Continue reading.
When you think of October, pumpkins, Halloween and beautiful fall foliage naturally come to mind. But October is notable for another reason – it’s National Co-op Month! This is the time of year when cooperatives across the country, including Orange County REMC, celebrate who we are and more importantly, the members we serve. Cooperatives are… Continue reading.
Rebates: The deadline to apply for an Orange County REMC rebate for energy efficient HVAC and water heating equipment is Dec. 1. Visit our website www.myremc.coop for more info and an application. Geothermal Tax Credit: The federal tax credit for purchasing a geothermal HVAC unit has been extended through 2019, but then will be stepped… Continue reading.
Thurman retires Lineworkers are often called upon to work in the most difficult of circumstances, and yet they often are loyal to the job, working for decades in the worst weather, and the longest hours. After 25 years of serving Orange County REMC members, Journeyman Lineman Ed Thurman has retired. He started his career with… Continue reading.
Autumn is the time of year when your energy bill typically gets a break, before the extreme temperatures of winter set in. Here are a few ways you can maximize energy savings this time of year, and heading into winter. Open the blinds or curtains on your south-facing windows for some free solar gain during… Continue reading.