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.
Energy vampires might be lurking in your house. Many common household devices are energy vampires. Look for anything that has a remote control — TVs, gaming consoles, computer monitors and printers. You may find a vampire. How can you keep the vampires away? Plug these items into a power strip. Flip the switch to reduce… Continue reading.
As a member-owned cooperative, the better Orange County REMC understands you, the better we can serve you. That’s why we occasionally survey our members to identify emerging trends in power use among important matters. Research about the types of heating and cooling systems, electronic devices and appliances used by our consumers, as well as the… Continue reading.
You could be a winner. Tell us your story. If you’re a fifth through eighth grader making a difference in your community and you live on electric cooperative lines, apply now for the 2016 Youth Power and Hope Awards. Electric Consumer and Indiana’s electric cooperatives are proud to sponsor the Youth Power and Hope Awards program…. Continue reading.
Robert White Orange County REMC Journeyman Lineman Robert White has been with the co-op for 10 years. He and his wife, Ashley, have one daughter, Kaitlyn. He enjoys racing and camping and is an instructor for Hunter Education. Michael Newlin Orange County REMC Journeyman Lineman Michael Newlin has been with the… Continue reading.
Don’t wait for cold weather to find out your ETS units are not functioning properly. Call 812-865-2229 locally or 888-337-5900 (toll-free) to schedule your ETS check-up. REMC will lower the normal $50 service call to only $25 for the first unit and $5 for each additional unit. The ETS service call for the first unit… Continue reading.
The flick of a switch is all it takes to turn the lights on, but how does that energy get from the generation source to your home? Electricity is generated by Hoosier Energy — your electric co-op’s power provider based in Bloomington. The process begins by generating electricity from a variety of resources including renewable… Continue reading.