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.
Hoosier Energy, your co-op’s power provider, routinely inspects grid components, including the conductor that transmits high-voltage power throughout central and southern Indiana. This process is labor-intensive as it requires de-energizing a portion of the grid. Line crews can then safely remove a section of the conductor and send it to a lab to determine if… Continue reading.
For me, this is a time of year for reflection and recognizing many things for which I am grateful. At the top of this list is our wonderful community. I know I speak for all REMC employees when I say that we are thankful to be in such an incredible community. We are fortunate to… Continue reading.
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. Brush Control The… Continue reading.
Students, mark your calendar for these great summer opportunities: Sixth grade students can apply to attend Camp Kilowatt (formerly-Touchstone Energy Camp) June 8-11. High School juniors can apply for an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., on the 2022 Youth Tour, June 16-23. Watch next month’s newsletter for more information. Online applications will be… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC hosted its annual Member Appreciation Day Fish Fry on Oct. 8. Approximately 365 members attended. A drawing for door prizes was held and Donna Watterson of Mitchell won the 50-inch 4K TV and Janet Riley of Paoli won an electric trimmer.
REMC REBATE PROGRAM Your co-op offers incentives and rebates for members who install energy efficient equipment in their home or business. But you need to act fast. The deadline to apply for a Orange County REMC rebate for energy efficient HVAC and water heating equipment is Dec. 15. Get more info and an application at… Continue reading.
Renewable energy is expanding across the nation – including right here in Indiana. A 120 MW solar project named Rustic Hills Solar will be built in Warrick County bringing energy to 17,000 homes. To accomplish this power output, the project will encompass 640 acres and provide jobs for 300 Hoosiers to build the solar array…. Continue reading.
ACE Hardware, State Farm, REI, Land O’Lakes and Orange County REMC all share something in common: we’re all cooperatives. We may be in different industries, but we all share a passion for serving our members and helping our communities to thrive. In fact, all cooperatives adhere to the same set of seven principles that reflect… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC is proud to announce Megan Sullivan has recently been hired as a member service representative. Sullivan is a 2017 Eastern High School graduate. She enjoys binge watching Netflix, spending time with family, and shopping. She has one son, Leven, and lives in West Baden Springs. Amos Murphy was recently promoted to the… Continue reading.
Watch next month’s magazine for updates on these exciting opportunities for local students : Page Day Youth Tour to D.C. Camp Kilowatt