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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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Increasing efficiency on the farm

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Posted on Jan 04, 2022 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

The heating of poultry barns can be a huge expense for farmers, especially during the winter. Opportunities to find new and efficient ways to decrease energy use for barn heating could help lessen that burden. In that effort, the Beneficial Electrification League (BEL), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting beneficial electrification of the economy, along… Continue reading.

Employee updates

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Posted on Dec 08, 2021 in Orange County REMC

Jacob Harrell joined the Orange County REMC team on Oct. 18. Jacob is our new groundman. He is a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School and is engaged to Montana Sullivan. Jacob enjoys hunting, fishing, and riding his dirt bike.   Hannah Carter was recently promoted to human resources and benefits administrator. Hannah joined… Continue reading.

News from your cooperative

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Posted on Dec 08, 2021 in Orange County REMC

Farmers’ Almanacs and Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Stop by the REMC office and pick up your free copy of the 2022 Farmers’ Almanac and the 2022 Cooperative Calendar of Student Art.  2022 Rebate Program If you’re thinking about an energy efficient upgrade to your home or business, visit www.myremc.coop to get information about the… Continue reading.

Orange County REMC’s statement of nondiscrimination

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Posted on Dec 08, 2021 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.

Line inspection tool helps improve grid resiliency

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Posted on Dec 01, 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

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.

Industry Updates

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Posted on Nov 05, 2021 in Orange County REMC

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.

2022 Youth Programs

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Posted on Nov 05, 2021 in Orange County REMC

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.

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