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Southeastern Indiana REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Osgood, Indiana. As a cooperative, Southeastern Indiana 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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Consortium to improve fiber connectivity

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Posted on Jul 28, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Fiber connectivity in and outside the state got a boost this summer when 21 electric and telephone cooperative service providers who offer communications services formed Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, LLC.  The consortium’s goal, Accord Chair James Tanneberger, president and CEO of South Central Indiana REMC, noted, is “to work with fellow providers of all kinds to… Continue reading.

Utility receipts tax repealed

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Beginning July 1, Hoosiers will no longer have to pay the utility receipts tax, a state-mandated tax on the sale of utility services.   The elimination of this state tax was made possible through the efforts of Indiana’s electric cooperatives advocating for their consumers and negotiating with the Indiana General Assembly to repeal this tax,… Continue reading.

Rebates for mini-split heat pumps

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC offers a rebate for single room or whole home installations. Requirements Rebated equipment must be installed in primary residence. Single room installations must be: Located and serviced by member​ Occupied/used year-round (seasonal     occupancy does not qualify) Submission must be within 90 days of installation date. Purchase date must be between… Continue reading.

Working together, we can overcome today’s energy challenges

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Posted on Jun 27, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

By Donna Walker As Hoosiers continue to experience rising electricity bills, it is important for you to know the factors driving these cost increases and what can be expected moving forward. You should also know Hoosier Energy and your local electric co-op are doing everything possible to minimize the impact to consumers.  Over the past… Continue reading.

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Operation Round Up grants available

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Posted on Jun 05, 2022 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Through the generosity of REMC members, the Southeastern Indiana REMC Community Fund is prepared to give back by awarding another round of Operation Round Up® grants. Applications are being accepted throughout the month of June, and trustees will meet in July to consider the applications and determine grant recipients.    Eligibility Guidelines  Community service programs,… Continue reading.

Rebates for electric outdoor equipment

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Posted on Jun 05, 2022 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC offers a rebate for corded or battery outdoor equipment. Eligible equipment Lawnmower (minimum of 36 volts) String trimmer Leaf blower Chainsaw Snow blower Roto-tiller Pressure washer Requirements Equipment must be purchased new. Reconditioned or refurbished equipment are not eligible. Equipment must have a minimum one-year warranty. Submission must be within 90 days… Continue reading.

Back after a pandemic pause

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Posted on May 26, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

The 2022 Annual Meeting of your electric cooperative’s power provider, Hoosier Energy, returned to the French Lick Resort on April 7 after a three-year pause due to the pandemic. All of the generation and transmission cooperative’s 18 member cooperatives (including your local electric cooperative) were represented and on hand. The guest list was pared down… Continue reading.

Fiber service update

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Posted on May 08, 2022 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

There is currently an 8-10 week waiting period for installation once a member has signed up for service and paid the required fees. Some of the materials needed to complete installations are on back order, so the wait times may increase until those items become available. 

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