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.
Jordan Overbee was driving to work when he saw them. The elementary school-aged youngsters were just waiting for the school bus, but they were sitting on a big green metal box. Inside was vital electrical equipment, distributing electricity to several homes on the street. “It was a bad place for a school bus stop,” Overbee… Continue reading.
Good weather gives us a chance to thaw out after a chilly winter. We take advantage of longer daylight hours by doing a little spring cleaning and yard work. But the seasonal shift isn’t all good news. The rapid change from harsh, cold air to warmer temperatures can trigger severe weather. To protect our lines… Continue reading.
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.
Members, were you a part of our cooperative during the years of 2004-2006? If so, be on the lookout for your capital credit check coming this spring. The board has allocated over $197,750 to be returned to our members receiving service from 2004-2006 as part of the retirement from our generation and transmission facility, Wabash… Continue reading.
Following the first quarter of 2018, 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 These grantees include: Salem Center Volunteer Fire Department for upgrading outdated equipment YMCA of Steuben County for the Safety Around the Water program 12 local festivals,… Continue reading.
Registrations are due no later than May 15 for PowerShift, the demand response program that helps Steuben County REMC control costs by shifting peak energy use to a time when power is less expensive. You can register your pool pump or air conditioner, and we’ll take care of the rest. You’ll receive a $15 bill… Continue reading.
Did you know every cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the membership? The purpose is to hold the election for the board of directors, share important financial information, occasionally vote on other matters, such as bylaw changes, and, of course — the great door prizes! Steuben County REMC’s annual meeting is a… Continue reading.
This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.
Whether you’re looking for some general information on how to be safe around electricity, or some more detailed discussions of the specific properties of how electricity works, we can cater any presentation to your topic, your length and your availability. With a brand new, high voltage safety display, this is the perfect time to schedule… Continue reading.
As April arrives, it brings with it the showers that produce spring flowers. It also heralds the beginning of a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Steuben County REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride… Continue reading.
As lineworkers and road crews do their jobs to help the community, Steuben County REMC asks drivers to do their part in keeping workers, themselves and their passengers safe when driving through work zones. Slow down driving through work zones — it’s the law! The Indiana Work Zone Safety Law sets steep penalties for driving… Continue reading.
Time is winding down for members to submit a petition to run for the Steuben County REMC board of directors. Completed petitions are due to the REMC office no later than May 9, which, pursuant to the bylaws, is 45 days prior to this year’s annual meeting. Steuben County REMC is governed by a nine-member… Continue reading.