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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.

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How to apply for an Operation Round Up grant

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Posted on Jul 27, 2019 in Steuben County REMC

Grant applications can be found online at remcsteuben.com/ORU. Projects focused on economic development and improving the quality of life for our members are strongly preferred. Maximum awarded amount is $10,000, but average awards are between $3,000-$5,000. Grant application should explain what your project intends to accomplish, what your organization is about, and why it matters… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up grants awarded

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Posted on Jul 27, 2019 in Steuben County REMC

Following the second quarter of 2019, the Operation Round Up board of advisors is happy to report that several local organizations received funding for community projects around Steuben County. These grantees include: • Steuben County Economic Development Corporation for a county-wide housing strategy study • Big Brothers Big Sisters of NE Indiana for its youth… Continue reading.

Plan for the future to save money…and stay comfy!

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Posted on Jul 24, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

The excitement of buying a house can soon be tempered by additional price tags that come with the purchased property. Older houses frequently mean older appliances and heating and cooling systems, which also are likely more inefficient than newer systems available today. They may even require you to plan for replacements in the not-too-distant future…. Continue reading.

Considering solar?

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in Steuben County REMC

BY JOSH DURBIN Today’s consumers want and expect options, including the type of energy powering their homes. Many homeowners are looking for a less expensive form of energy with ongoing savings. Some are looking for a green energy source. These two motives are why many homeowners are exploring rooftop solar panels.  The interest in alternative… Continue reading.

High voltage demos available

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC partnered with the City of Angola to present a high voltage electrical safety demonstration to all city police and fire employees, as well as several other local and county departments. This demonstration illustrated the importance of staying away from downed lines and training on how to approach dangerous situations such as vehicle… Continue reading.

United Way Day of Caring

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC crews were proud to partner with the Steuben County United Way during the 2019 Day of Caring event held in late April. Our employees volunteered their time to assist with a project at RISE Inc. We are proud to be a part of giving back to this community. Thank you to Steuben… Continue reading.

New electric vehicle charging station

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in Steuben County REMC

Steuben County REMC has partnered with the new Wingate by Wyndham hotel, located at the interchange of US 20 and I-69, to provide an electric vehicle charging station. Energy trends forecast significant growth in electric vehicles (EV) in the near future, which could have a large impact on electricity demands and infrastructure. In anticipation of… Continue reading.

Stay comfy this summer – and save!

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Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, General, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.

See you at the annual meeting

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Posted on May 30, 2019 in Steuben County REMC

Most of us lead busy lives. We find ourselves multitasking, constantly checking phones and email to keep up with the demands of modern life. Thanks to technology, we can accomplish many tasks electronically and remotely to be more efficient. And with so many pressing obligations, we like to protect our “spare” time. Invitations to attend… Continue reading.

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