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.
Each month, members who wish to participate in Operation Round Up can have Orange County REMC 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 members… Continue reading.
Misty Tincher celebrates 20 years of service to Orange County REMC this month. She is our accountant and has been a part of the REMC team since 2003. We appreciate her hard work and dedication to the co-op and our members.
While supplies last, members are invited to stop by the REMC office and pick up free copies of the 2023 Farmers’ Almanac and 2023 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 publications.
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 parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of the applicant must be a cooperative member.› The parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of the applicant… Continue reading.
Through a complex, dual-stage project, Hoosier Energy is working diligently to upgrade grid technology and infrastructure. Straddling the White River in Greene County, just southwest of Bloomfield, is a three-quarter mile stretch of Hoosier Energy power lines in the territory of the Utilities District of Western Indiana (UDWI) REMC. Those lines were strategically placed out… Continue reading.
The holiday season is finally here. Some call it the most wonderful season of all. That’s because we associate it with family traditions and gathering with friends and loved ones. It’s a time of giving and spreading joy. But giving back reminds me of the many good things we have right here in our community… Continue reading.
We enjoyed seeing so many Orange County REMC members at our annual Member Appreciation Day Fish Fry! Approximately 400 members came out to enjoy the free food and sign up for our prize drawing. Sarah Swayer was the winner of the drawing for the iPad and Anthony Whitaker won the electric grill.
Josh Nelson joined the fiber division at Orange County REMC as a fiber coordinator. Josh graduated from Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. He later earned his associate of science degree in automotive service management. from Lincoln Technical Instititue. Josh and his wife, Ginny, have two children. Josh enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife and… Continue reading.
The REMC will be closed on the following dates as our employees spend time over the holidays with their families: Christmas Holiday — Dec. 23 and 26 | New Year’s Holiday — Jan. 2 Calendars and Farmers’ Almanacs Stop by the REMC office and pick up your free copy of the 2023 Farmers’ Almanac and the… Continue reading.
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.
The Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship, Training and Safety (HEATS) program held its first in-person graduation program since 2019 this fall at French Lick Resort. The program, which started in 1975 as a way to ensure linemen had proper job-related safety training, expanded over the years to include other co-op employees. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the… Continue reading.
During this season of giving thanks, I think it’s important to let you and other consumer-members of Orange County REMC know just what an impact you have on our co-op and the greater community, likely in ways you may not even realize. As part of the cooperative business model, one of our core principles… Continue reading.