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Distribution Line vs. Transmission Lines

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Posted on Feb 25, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? Transmission and distribution power lines are a vital part of “the grid.” These lines incorporate separate voltages as power is transmitted from generating stations to member-consumers. Distribution lines: These lines and equipment are owned by member-co-ops who deliver energy to member-consumers. The most common voltage of distribution lines is 12,470 kV…. Continue reading.

Love our linemen

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Posted on Feb 22, 2019 in Orange County REMC

Our hard-working linemen are such an important part of our company and community. Will you join us in showing them some love? Orange County REMC is hosting a card party for our linemen on April 1. We’re asking members to write a note of appreciation and mail it to Orange County REMC, ATTN: Love Our… Continue reading.

How to read an LED label

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Posted on Feb 22, 2019 in Orange County REMC

In recent years lighting has gone through significant changes. New LED bulbs last longer, cost less to use and are getting cheaper to purchase. However, it can be a little confusing when shopping for bulbs, since in years past all we typically compared was watts. New labels have much more information. Take a look at… Continue reading.

Save the date!

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Posted on Feb 22, 2019 in Orange County REMC

2019 director election timeline Randy Roberts (district 2) Rodney Hager (district 4) and George Key (district 7) are incumbents whose terms expire in 2019. Petitions of nominations due by April 23. Nominations by the board (absent incumbents seeking re-elections or petitioners) by April 23. Full slate of candidates posted and mailed by May 17. All… Continue reading.

Shedding light on human energy: Benefits of natural light in the workplace

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Posted on Jan 28, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

These images show the difference the temperature of light can make in a workspace or at home. On the left is a light source that has a color temperature that produces light that has a blue tint. The photo on the right is a warmer temperature light source that adds more yellow or warm light… Continue reading.

Embracing healthy conflict

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Posted on Jan 25, 2019 in General, Orange County REMC

I recently read an article that the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) published, and I thought it would be helpful for our members to hear firsthand of how a manager/CEO and board of directors relationship should work vs. how it works here at your cooperative. Additionally, I thought how important this relationship directly translates… Continue reading.

Employee News

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Posted on Jan 24, 2019 in Orange County REMC

This month brings some changes to the REMC team. Ashley Terrell, who has been a member service representative since 2004, is moving over to the Orange County Fiber division to handle similar duties. Hannah Carter has recently been hired to take Ashley’s place on the REMC side. Carter was born in California, but grew up… Continue reading.

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