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.
Do you want to level out your electric bill? Steuben County REMC offers budget billing to help members manage their monthly bills by equalizing them each month. To be eligible to sign up for budget billing… Your current electric account must have been transferred into your name as of June 1, 2020. You must be… Continue reading.
If you’re thinking about building your own home, you’ve probably spent a lot of time figuring out the details. You’ve considered different floorplans and selected complementary colors that pop. But have you considered energy efficiency? The Power Moves Home program is perfect for anyone about to build their own home. Your local electric co-op helped… Continue reading.
The Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP) professionally trains electric linemen working for electric cooperatives throughout Indiana. Aaron Miller recently graduated from apprenticeship school and is now a journeyman lineman. REAP by the numbers 8,000 hours of onthe job training 612 hours ofschool work 4 years to complete
Director petitions for Districts 4 (Jackson Township), District 5 (Pleasant Township) and District 8 (Steuben, Smithfield and Grant townships) are due to the REMC office with at least 15 signatures by Friday, March 12.
Many of our members will be excited to hear of the newest Steuben County REMC team member, David Short. Dave joined our team in the beginning of January as the new director of broadband operations. He graduated from ITT Tech with an associate degree in architectural engineering. With 25 years in the telecommunications industry, Short… Continue reading.
Maintaining the areas beneath and around Steuben County REMC power lines and equipment is vital to providing safe, reliable power to our members. We clear these areas, known as rights-of-way, to: Keep power lines free of tree limbs and other vegetation Restore power outages quicker Help reduce the number of outages Keep crews and the… Continue reading.
Saturday, June 12 The format of the 2021 Steuben County REMC Annual Meeting has not been determined due to COVID-19 concerns. Our goal is to have our normal physical meeting at the ARC on Trine University’s campus. No matter the format, the membership will get to have their voices heard.
Members of Steuben County REMC recently awarded $10,000 to three local organizations through the cooperative’s Operation Round Up fund. Over 75% of our members round up their electric bills to the nearest dollar. The average contribution by a member per year is $6 with a max contribution of $11.88. These pennies donated by members like… Continue reading.
While your steaming hot shower may leave you feeling like royalty, the appliance heating that water may be dethroning money from your wallet. A variety of energy resources power different kinds of water heaters to warm the water that people use in their daily lives. The type of water heater in your house could lead… Continue reading.
Petitions are now available for professional, dedicated individuals wanting to serve fellow members as part of the REMC board in districts 4 (Jackson Township), District 5 (Pleasant Township), and District 8 (Steuben, Smithfield and Grant townships). If you reside in one of these townships and are interested in running for election, please contact the office… Continue reading.
If you rely on life-sustaining equipment that requires power, including respirators or dialysis machines, please let us know. It is particularly important for us to be aware of these situations when the need for electrical power is especially crucial. We can keep you advised of planned outages if we are aware of these special situations…. Continue reading.