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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Each year, we mark a special day to say “thank you” to the lineworkers that keep the power flowing to the homes, farms and businesses in our community. Please join us by visiting our the Orange County REMC Facebook page and leaving a note of appreciation for our hard-working linemen. #THANKALINEWORKER
Hoosier Energy recently announced the 2023 recipients of the second annual W. Eugene Roberts and Daniel L. Schuckman Memorial Scholarships. Ryan Wilson and Morgan Sutton, both of Osgood, Indiana, were named the winners of the $5,000 scholarships, given in memory of two longtime Hoosier Energy directors and board officers. Wilson and Sutton are cousins who… Continue reading.
Every time I visit the grocery store or fill up a vehicle with fuel, just like you, I feel the pinch of rising prices. Here at Orange County REMC, we’re working hard to minimize electric rate increases. It has been a challenge, as global costs began to increase dramatically at the end of 2021 due… Continue reading.
Scott Strange, Orange County REMC lead lineman, celebrates his 10-year anniversary on March 4. Brandon Bambusch, Orange County REMC journeyman lineman, celebrates his 10-year anniversary on March 11.
Winter Storm Elliott packed a punch in December, but Hoosier Energy’s 18 member cooperatives stood strong and experienced minimal disruptions. The system absorbed a record-setting blow as temperatures dropped nearly 50 degrees in a span of 12 hours on Dec. 22, 2022, and 2 to 3 inches of snow fell across the service territory. Overall,… Continue reading.
If you look around your home, you likely have more devices and equipment that require electricity than ever before. Our connected lives are increasingly dependent on more electricity to function. At the same time, as demand for electricity rises, Orange County REMC must deliver an uninterrupted 24/7 power supply — regardless of market conditions or… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC Scholarships YOUR 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 a cooperative member.› The parents or legal… Continue reading.
Free publications still available While supplies last, members are invited to stop by the REMC office and pick up a free copy of the 2023 Farmers’ Almanac, Festival Guide and Student Art Calendar, illustrated by students across the state of Indiana. Feel free to use our drive-thru for an easy way to pick up these free… Continue reading.
by Matt Randall The past 15 months have been busy ones on the legislative front, and Hoosier Energy is looking to maximize the opportunities that accompany the passage of both the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act as well as the Inflation Reduction Act. Both of those bills include a number of programs connected to the… Continue reading.