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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 employee

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Posted on Feb 10, 2024 in Orange County REMC

Sarah Jenkins recently joined the team as our new member service representative. She is a graduate of Mitchell High School and lives in Orleans. Jenkins is excited about the opportunity for professional and personal growth at the cooperative.

Giving a boost

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Posted on Feb 04, 2024 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Daviess-Martin County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Dubois REC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Jackson County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power, WIN Energy REMC

More than five years after its last recorded run, the Union Volunteer Fire Department is back in business with help from Hoosier Energy. Located in Pike County, less than a mile from the Gibson County line, and within the service territory of Hoosier Energy member cooperative WIN Energy, Union needed a pole tall enough to… Continue reading.

Electric grid 101

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Posted on Jan 07, 2024 in Orange County REMC

Electricity plays an essential role in our everyday life, although it’s not something most of us think about. It powers our homes, offices, hospitals, and schools. We depend on it to keep us warm in the winter (and cool in the summer), charge our phones, and binge our favorite TV shows. If the power goes… Continue reading.

Small change changes lives

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Posted on Jan 07, 2024 in Orange County REMC

Each month, members who wish to participate in Operation Round Up can allow Orange County REMC to automatically round their electric and/or fiber bills to the next highest dollar. The amount contributed by each member is less than a dollar a month and will average about $6 a year. Those extra few dollars from our… Continue reading.

A concern for community

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Posted on Jan 02, 2024 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Daviess-Martin County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Dubois REC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Jackson County REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power, WIN Energy REMC

Throughout the year, especially during the holidays, Hoosier Energy seeks to act on the cooperative principle — Concern for Community. In late October, Hoosier Energy was a platinum sponsor for the 2023 Women IN Energy Conference in Carmel, Indiana. The annual event began in 2017 to encourage women to pursue their dreams and make connections… Continue reading.

Member Appreciation Day

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Posted on Dec 16, 2023 in Orange County REMC

We enjoyed seeing so many of our members at the Orange County REMC Annual Member Appreciation Day! Nearly 250 members and their families came out to enjoy the free food, giveaways and to sign up for our prize drawing. Congratulations to KIRK AND DAWN BRATTON who won the laptop and MICHAEL AND SHANNON MEEHAN who… Continue reading.

Orange County REMC’S statement of nondiscrimination

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Posted on Dec 16, 2023 in Orange County REMC

Orange County Rural Electric Membership Corporation is the recipient of federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). In accordance with federal civil rights law and USDA civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discrimination based on… Continue reading.

Sky High

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Posted on Dec 04, 2023 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Daviess-Martin County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Dubois REC, Harrison REMC, Henry County REMC, Jackson County REMC, Orange County REMC, RushShelby Energy, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power, WIN Energy REMC

Keeping transmission lines clear of overgrowth along 150-200-mile-long stretches each year is not an easy task. That’s why Hoosier Energy uses an aerial saw to get the job done. The saw features nine 25-inch carbide tip saw blades attached to multiple 20-foot aluminum poles. A 50-horsepower snowmobile motor that can be turned on and off… Continue reading.

Serving Up Savings

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Posted on Nov 07, 2023 in Orange County REMC

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays usually bring a frenzy of decorating, cooking and family gatherings, and amid the hectic hustle and bustle, you may receive higher-than-usual energy bills. SAVE WITH LED LIGHTS AND TIMERS LED holiday lights use 88% less energy than incandescent holiday lights. To put that into perspective, the Department of Energy estimates… Continue reading.

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