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.
LaGrange County REMC Energy Advisor Jake Taylor helped a co-op member scour his house to find the culprit causing the member’s high energy bills. Taylor started in the homeowner’s basement, at the circuit breaker box. He didn’t have to travel any further. Taylor connected a Sense, which is a home energy monitor that tracks electricity… Continue reading.
When we say that we live in a “connected” world, most of us think about technology, like smartphones and other devices and gadgets. But when you’re a member of an electric co-op (that’s you!), there’s so much more to being part of our connected co-op community. We greatly value our connection to you, the members… Continue reading.
Vampire Power is used by electronic and electrical appliances even when they are shut off. This elusive power use can account for as much as 20% of your monthly electricity bill. Because it often goes unnoticed, we also call it standby power or phantom load. The most common standby electrical vampire culprits that most of… Continue reading.
Warren County REMC has seen a rise in our members reporting scam calls in our area. Demands for immediate payment with threats of disconnection over the phone are scams. Warren County REMC will not ask for payment information over the phone or through prepaid cards, gift cards or other unusual methods of payment. If you… Continue reading.
At Warren County REMC, we’re committed to providing you with reliable power. There are some things we can’t stop — high winds, thunderstorms, ice storms — but we do what we can to prevent the main outage culprit: trees, shrubs and brush that grow too close to power lines and distribution equipment. To “cut back”… Continue reading.
Many electric space heaters advertise they can slash your electric bill. What they don’t advertise is that they can also cause that bill to increase significantly. Whether it’s a standard electric space heater you can buy at a store or a “ruby quartz” or “infrared” souped-up model advertised in a newspaper or on a billboard,… Continue reading.
With the holiday season upon us and the new year just around the corner, I can’t help but reflect on the gratitude I feel for our community. I think most will agree this has been a year like no other — certainly in my lifetime. And while we’ve seen our share of challenges, I am… Continue reading.
Our bylaws state that any unclaimed capital credits remaining unclaimed for two or more years will be reallocated back into our general fund. Warren County REMC will reallocate unclaimed capital credits from our retirement dates of April 2, 2018, and Nov. 29, 2018. If you have any information regarding the names listed below or if… Continue reading.
Over the years, you’ve probably heard or read about Warren County REMC’s concern for our community. This is one of the core principles that sets cooperatives apart from other types of utilities and businesses. We’ve always taken this mission and responsibility to heart. It’s who we are as a co-op. Over the past few months,… Continue reading.