The photos below show the recent installation of a fiber hub at the Leipsic substation. For more information about our project to bring high speed internet to all Orange County REMC members, visit www.orangecountyfiber.coop.
Randy Roberts, district 2; Rodney Hager, district 4; and George Key, district 7 are incumbents whose terms expire in 2019. Letters of intent due by Feb. 7. Posting of incumbent list by Feb. 22. Names published in the March issue of this magazine. Petitions of nominations due by April 23. Nominations by the board (absent… Continue reading.
A Hoosier Energy employee who drives throughout central and southern Indiana shares some precautions he takes to stay safe and to keep your energy flowing. Meter Relay Technician Don Small has worked at Hoosier Energy for nearly 39 years. He has accumulated approximately 1.5 million miles driving to different substations and member cooperatives, averaging 40,000-60,000… Continue reading.
The year 2018, no matter what happens in the future, will go down in history as a year of great change. However, one thing that will remain unchanged is the cooperative’s obligation to provide safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to its members. In 2019, that mission now also includes providing reliable and affordable high-speed internet… Continue reading.
Randy Roberts (district 2), Rodney Hager (district 4), and George Key (district 7) are incumbents whose terms expire in 2019. Letters of intent due by Feb. 7, 2019. Posting of incumbent list by Feb. 22, 2019. Names published in the March issue of this magazine. Petitions of nominations due by April 23, 2019. Nominations by… Continue reading.
Ralph Dwane Draper, 71, of French Lick, Indiana, passed away on Nov. 13, 2018, at IU Health Paoli Hospital in Paoli. He was born on Dec. 8, 1946, in Herrin, Illinois, to Ralph M. and Esther L. Draper. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents. He was a United States Army Veteran in the… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC continuously looks for ways to support our community. That’s why each year we assist our young members in their pursuit of higher education by awarding scholarships to our graduating seniors. APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS The parents or legal guardians of the applicant must be cooperative members. The parents or legal guardians of the applicant… Continue reading.
Page Day Spend a day in the Indiana Senate on Jan. 23 with students from electric cooperatives all over the state. How to Apply: Visit IGA.IN.GOV/legislative/findlegislators to find your state legislator. Visit IndianaEC.org/?p=287 fill out your application. Deadline to apply is Jan. 11. youth tour to Washington, d.c. Students who will be high school seniors… Continue reading.
James East was born into a military family and spent time growing up in Japan and Europe, but has lived in Indiana since 1970. He attended Corydon Central High School, Ivy Tech Sellersburg and Indiana University Bloomington. James previously worked at Helix Technologies. Matt Figg grew up in Dugger, and attended Dugger High School… Continue reading.
AIR-TO-AIR HEAT PUMPS: NEW CONSTRUCTION OR REPLACING GAS OR HEAT PUMP Dual/Variable Speed Compressor — $750 REPLACING ELECTRIC RESISTANCE HEAT Dual/Variable Speed Compressor — $1,500 REPLACING ELECTRIC RESISTANCE HEAT Single Speed Compressor — $800 GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP: NEW CONSTRUCTION OR REPLACING ELECTRIC RESISTANCE HEAT, GAS, HEAT PUMP OR GEOTHERMAL Desuperheater or “hot water assist” required… Continue reading.
If you’re a business owner looking for ways to cut expenses, your electric cooperative can help. We offer ways to help all our members reduce electric bills, including businesses. Cut heating/cooling costs year-round with rebate incentives on the purchase and installation of a high-efficiency HVAC system. Consider the expense of heating and cooling your space…. Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy and member-cooperative employees gain industry-specific training through the Department of Labor-certified Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship, Training and Safety program. The 8,000-hour program takes four years to complete and includes 13 hands-on technical schools for apprentices to attend. The program began in 1974 and has grown to include programs for line specialists, substation, metering, underground… Continue reading.