Steuben County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Angola, Indiana. As a cooperative, Steuben 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.
Congratulations to the following employees at Steuben County REMC who have reached employee milestones. Oct. 10: Namon Meyers, fourth year apprentice (5th)Oct. 14: Greg Miller, journeyman/lineman (25th)
Oct. 10: Gaven Kolb, right of way, tree crew (4th)
Mark your calendar for these important events: Columbus Day: Oct. 11 Halloween: Oct. 31 Operation Round Up Application Deadline: Dec. 24 2022 Annual Meeting: June 11
Test your knowledge of electrical equipment near or around the house! This is the link between the external wires coming from the power lines and the internal electrical wires of the home’s electrical system. What is it? Answer: The correct answer is the electrical service panel! The service panel distributes electricity to switches, outlets and… Continue reading.
YOUR REMC IS MORE THAN AN ELECTRIC UTILITY. IT IS LITERALLY PUTTING MONEY BACK IN YOUR POCKET. We issued checks in 2018 for members with capital credits from 1986–87. Please check the listing at www.remcsteuben.com/unclaimed-capital-credits to see if you recognize any names in this listing. Completed paperwork is due Nov. 1.
When your local electric cooperative’s energy advisor is stumped by a perplexing power problem, the solution may come from a fellow energy advisor in another town – or even another state. Local electric cooperatives, including your power provider, vary in size and the number of homes and businesses they serve. Yet they are… Continue reading.
Broadband internet is finally coming to northeastern Indiana thanks to the efforts of Steuben County REMC. In early June, the REMC placed its first fiber distribution hut at the Orland substation, north of Miller Poultry on State Road 327. The hut — which is similar to an electric substation — will hold the equipment necessary… Continue reading.
Sept. 1: Gary Ritter, journeyman/ lineman (34th) Sept. 17: Braden Nichols, journeyman/ lineman (9th)
Test your knowledge of bucket trucks! This extends and allows workers to reach high places. What is it? Answer: A boom! This boom extends up to 55’ to hoist workers to allow them to reach high places. Booms are powered by hydraulics with help from the motor.
Operation Round Up Application Deadlines: Sept. 24, Dec. 24 Columbus Day: Oct. 11 2022 Annual Meeting: June 11
No matter your job, a business owner lives in your house: you! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are actually an owner (a member-consumer) of the organization! Electric cooperatives sprang up across the U.S. in the 1930s as towns and cities across the nation gained access to electricity. The Rural Electrification Act… Continue reading.