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.
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.
Nov. 11Veterans Day (REMC office open.) Nov. 24-25Thanksgiving Holiday (REMC office closed.)
With winter weather on the way, now is the time to seal drafty windows. If you can see daylight around a window frame or if you can rattle a window (movement means possible leaks), the window likely needs to be sealed. Most window leaks can be sealed with caulk or weatherstripping, which come in a… Continue reading.
Students, mark your calendar for these great summer opportunities: Sixth grade students can apply to attend Camp Kilowatt (formerly Touchstone Energy Camp) June 7-10. High School juniors can apply for an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., on the 2023 Youth Tour, June 11-18. See next month’s Indiana Connection for more information. Online applications… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC is working in several areas across our service territory, performing system upgrades and maintenance. All REMC crews and contracted personnel carry identification, and their vehicles are marked with our logo. Please keep our crews safe and drive with caution as all this work means extra utility vehicles along roadways. Brush control The… Continue reading.
REMC REBATE PROGRAM Your co-op offers incentives and rebates for members who install energy efficient equipment in their home or business. But you need to act fast. The deadline to apply for a Orange County REMC rebate for energy efficient HVAC and water heating equipment is Dec. 15. Get more info and an application at… Continue reading.
The Orange County REMC office will be closed Nov. 24-25 as our employees celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with their families.
The Electrify Indiana 2022 conference was held Sept. 22 in Indianapolis. It was co-hosted by Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Alliance along with the Beneficial Electrification League. What got the over 270 attendees, 33 sponsors and 23 exhibitors buzzing was the interaction. With utilities, businesses and industry leaders all gathered under the same roof,… Continue reading.