Warren County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Williamsport, Indiana. As a cooperative, Warren 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.
Have you ever noticed your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a blinking microwave clock when you arrive home. When this happens, you’ve likely experienced a brief disruption to your electric service, which could result from a power surge or blink. While the symptoms of surges and blinks can appear similar, what’s… Continue reading.
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.
As I’ve noted before in my past columns, the energy industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation as consumer demand for more renewable energy sources grows, and innovation and technology continue to advance exponentially. You’re likely witnessing this energy evolution first-hand. In driving across the region, you may have noticed fields of solar panels owned by… Continue reading.
Power outages are never convenient. Sometimes, it’s no mystery why we are left in the dark, like when lightning and thunder rattle windows and walls. Other times, an outage may come out of the blue. The length of time it takes to restore power will vary by the cause. Warren County REMC shares outage information… Continue reading.
It’s one of the oldest battles: the never-ending squabble over the thermostat. Who gets temperature controlling rights in your home? And do a few degrees really matter when it comes to paying your bill at the end of each month? Even though it can take a fiery debate for all parties to agree on a… Continue reading.
Power outages are never convenient. Sometimes, it’s no mystery why we are left in the dark, like when a storm rattles windows and walls. Other times, an outage may come out of the blue. We never want to leave our members in the dark but acts of Mother Nature and man can’t be helped. When… Continue reading.
Giving back to the community is one of the guiding principles to which cooperatives adhere. Warren County REMC is proud to give back to the youth of our community by awarding scholarships. Since the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., was canceled lst year, Warren County REMC used those funds to award three $500 scholarships… Continue reading.
Installing a new deck? Planning for a backyard pool? Planting some new bushes in the garden? No matter what you’re undertaking, if your project requires digging, there’s a easier way to locate utility lines buried on your property. Just dial 811. A simple call to 811 will connect you with a regional center for locating… Continue reading.
Warren County REMC extends best wishes to Robert Worley who retired on June 4 after 30 years of service. Worley started his career with the co-op as an apprentice lineman. He served as our stand-in line foreman for 20 years before becoming line foreman in July 2018. Worley recently held the position of service lineman… Continue reading.
Soaring temperatures during the summer can cause electric bills to skyrocket. This summer, take a vacation from high electric bills by making your home — and your family’s habits — more energy efficient. Beat the Heat Air conditioning helps most of us beat the sweltering summer heat. Proper maintenance and smart use of your home’s… Continue reading.