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.
In the early 2000s, Hoosier Energy began diversifying how it generates electricity. New resources include hydro, solar, landfill gas and wind power. The addition of these renewable resources has been strategic, allowing your co-op’s power supplier to meet the needs of member-consumers like you. Hoosier Energy is pleased to announce that Hallador Energy Company will… Continue reading.
As I’ve noted before in my past columns, the energy industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation as consumer demand for more renewable energy sources grows, and innovation and technology continue to advance exponentially. You’re likely witnessing this energy evolution first — hand. In driving across the region, you may have noticed fields of solar panels… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC members can get exclusive discounts to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari with the Holiday World Fun Club. Just visit www.myremc.coop and look under the “REMC Store” menu for Discount Holiday World Tickets. This page will provide the username, password, and link to the Fun Club website for members to purchase their discounted… Continue reading.
When Curt Durnil joined Hoosier Energy in November 2020 as its communications coordinator, media and public relations, he brought with him a solid public service background — just in a different field. For the past 26 years, he was the Indiana State Police’s public information officer. Indiana Connection sat down with Durnil to learn more… Continue reading.
Now that summer is in full swing, like many of you, I welcome more opportunities to be outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. Summertime brings many of my favorite activities like cooking out with family and friends, afternoons on the water and simply slowing down a bit to enjoy life. But summer months also make… Continue reading.
The Orange County Fiber website is now part of the REMC website. Visit www.myremc.coop and look in the upper right corner for a link to the new fiber section.
Orange County REMC awards up to six $750 scholarships each year to recognize the academic and community achievements of outstanding local students. These scholarships are funded through the Operation Round Up program. Students who apply must be graduating the current year and accepted to attend an accredited college or trade school in Indiana. Listed below… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC is an electric cooperative, which means the company adheres to the Seven Cooperative Principles as guidelines for how we do business. Principle 3 refers to Members’ Economic Participation. This means each member pays an equitable price to receive service, shares in the operational expenses, and also receives capital credits when they are… Continue reading.
Here in Southern Indiana, we are fortunate to have a multitude of trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for all sorts of birds and other wildlife. At Orange County REMC, we strive to balance maintaining beautiful surroundings and ensuring a reliable power supply by keeping power lines clear in rights of way (ROW). … Continue reading.
Cooperative leaders formed Hoosier Energy in 1949 to help electrify rural communities. Today, the generation and transmission cooperative serves 18 member systems in southern and central Indiana and southeastern Illinois. At the heart of the cooperative culture is an honest desire to provide services that value reliability, affordability and sustainability. These aspects connect to Hoosier… Continue reading.