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.
Save the Date for Annual Meeting Orange County REMC is making plans for the 2021 Annual Meeting of Members, to be held June 4, at the Paoli Jr./Sr. High School. Free Publications from REMC While supplies last, members are invited to stop by the REMC office or drive-thru and pick up a free copy 2021… Continue reading.
As we slog our way through the last half of winter, the safety messages we heard back when the weather started getting cold may long be forgotten. But now’s not the time to get lax, especially if your family uses an electric space heater to take the chill out of a bedroom or family room…. Continue reading.
Everyone should know these electrical control safety panel tips. The panel is where electricity enters a building. It contains circuit breakers and has a main switch for shutting off all power in an emergency. Be prepared for when a breaker trips Always keep a flashlight with fresh batteries stationed by your circuit breaker panel. Keep… Continue reading.
About 40 years ago, co-op leaders thought to develop a training program to ensure lineworkers had the skills and knowledge they needed to keep themselves and others safe on the job. Based on this idea, a formal training program was set into motion in 1974, and the first Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship Training and Safety (HEATS)… Continue reading.
When we say that we live in a “connected” world, most of us think about technology, like our smartphones and other devices and gadgets. But when you’re a member of an electric co-op, there’s so much more to being part of our connected co-op community. As a member of Orange County REMC you can help… Continue reading.
Operation Round up is a program that allows REMC members to automatically round-up their monthly bill to the next dollar. The extra few cents from each rounded up account is put into a fund that is overseen by a group of trustees who are also REMC members. Local groups, programs and organizations can apply for… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC recognizes Mark Martin and thanks him for his service to the co-op and community. Martin completed his term as District 7 Operation Round Up trustee at the last meeting, after serving since December 2014. David Manship will be the new District 7 trustee, starting this month. Thank you for your service, Mark!
Daniel Houchin Daniel Houchin is the new director representing District 1 of the Orange County REMC territory. Houchin filled the seat left vacant by the passing of longtime director Eugene Roberts. Daniel is a 2007 graduate of West Washington High School. He and his wife, Katie, have been married for five years and have a… Continue reading.
After careful deliberation, the Touchstone Energy Camp Committee and Youth Tour Committee decided that for the safety and well-being of our students, chaperones, and staff, these youth programs for 2021 have been canceled. We hope to bring these important programs back for our students in 2022.
AIR-TO-AIR HEAT PUMPS New construction or replacing gas or heat pump: $750 — Dual/Variable Speed Compressor Replacing electric resistance heat $1,500 — Dual/Variable Speed Compressor $800 — Single Speed Compressor GEOTHERMAL HEAT PUMP New construction or replacing electric resistance heat, gas, heat pump or geothermal $1,500 — Desuperheater or “hot water assist” recommended on new… Continue reading.