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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.

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Welcome our new employees

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Posted on Mar 31, 2021 in Orange County REMC

Wesley Nicholson | Fiber Technician Wesley Nicholson graduated from West Washington High School in 2001. He and his wife, Emily, have been married for 15 years and live in Campbellsburg.     Justin Gilbert | Network Engineer Justin Gilbert graduated from Cincinnati State University after studying information systems. He has one son, Jayden, and lives… Continue reading.

Fiber Optic Internet: Construction Update

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Posted on Mar 31, 2021 in Orange County REMC

The map above is color-coded to represent the different phases of the Orange County Fiber high-speed internet project. Listed below are more detailed statistics on the construction progress as of March 12: Crews are currently working in the areas near Hardinsburg and Campbellsburg.  Approximately 900 miles of fiber is now up. Approximately 3,600 drops have… Continue reading.

Co-op Careers: How to stand out in the crowd

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Posted on Mar 26, 2021 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

Five years ago, Tina Dixon joined Hoosier Energy’s human resources department. With over 20 years of experience today, Dixon helps the electric cooperative connect job applicants to available positions. She is on the frontline of seeing the Hoosier Energy workforce being built and how it is adapting to change.   “Through my experience at Hoosier… Continue reading.

Are you ready for spring storms?

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Posted on Mar 05, 2021 in Orange County REMC

If you’ve lived in Indiana any length of time, you know how unpredictable the weather can be, especially in the spring months.  While we hope for gentle spring showers, we have been known to get thunderstorms, and even the occasional tornado in March or April. Snow and ice are also rare possibilities. While Orange County… Continue reading.

Save the date!

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Posted on Mar 05, 2021 in Orange County REMC

2021 Orange County REMCAnnual MeetingJune 4 ***Location To Be Determined The Orange County REMC office will close at noon so employees can prepare for the Annual Meeting. Registration will open at 4:30 p.m. Features of the 2021 Annual Meeting will include: Catered Meal Entertainment Children’s Activities Business Meeting Director Election Prize Drawing

Power line safety

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Posted on Mar 02, 2021 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

Staying safe is just as important for the Hoosier Energy workforce and member co-ops as it is for consumers like you. That is why Hoosier Energy worked with a member cooperative to create a live line demonstration to help cooperatives show the dangers of energized power lines.  While you might have seen a similar demonstration… Continue reading.

Energy savings: Think about it

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Posted on Feb 25, 2021 in Features, Orange County REMC

Saving energy isn’t difficult, but it’s not automatic. You need to plan to buy energy-efficient appliances and to develop energy-wise lifestyle habits.  Here are 11 easy things to do around the house to save electricity and pare down your energy bill: Install a programmable thermostat to help you save energy while you work and sleep. … Continue reading.

Your co-op: By the members, for the members

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Posted on Jan 28, 2021 in Orange County REMC

Over the years, you’ve heard me expound on why and how Orange County REMC is different — because we’re a cooperative. Our business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core values of honesty, transparency, equity, and service to the greater good of the community…. Continue reading.

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