I’ve had people ask me time and time again, “Why does an electric cooperative have youth programs?” My answer is, “It’s our next generation!” Our mini members have the opportunity to engage with their hometown electric cooperative beginning at a young age. Many of our young members do not take part in our youth programs… Continue reading.
Last month, BCREMC announced that the board of directors voted to extend the Wholesale Power Cost Relief refund for members. In these times of inflation, BCREMC is dedicated to reducing the impact of rising wholesale power costs for its members. As a result, we are providing a special refund for all current members receiving electricity… Continue reading.
2024 Virtual Annual Business Meeting Thursday, June 13, 2024 7 p.m. Day at the Fair Annual Meeting – meet and greet. A free parking pass to the fair will be in the voting packet, mailed in May. See you there!
Were you surprised when you opened your last REMC bill? Cold weather can mean a more expensive winter bill, especially for those who heat with electricity. Unfortunately, the cold experienced by most of the country in mid-January will significantly affect electric bills received in February. Frigid temperatures require more energy use To keep your house… Continue reading.
When outdoor temperatures drop, our electricity use increases. That’s because we’re doing more activities inside, and our heating systems are running longer and more often to counteract colder outdoor temperatures. Factor in that we all tend to use electricity at the same time — in the morning and in the early evenings — and that… Continue reading.
The youth are our future, and their future can be even brighter by participating in these life-changing youth programs from Noble REMC. CAMP KILOWATT, JUNE 5–8 “I had loads of fun and made so many new friends at Camp Kilowatt. It was by far the best summer camp I’ve ever been to. … I loved… Continue reading.
GIS Technician John Strzempka (silent “z”) may have followed his heart, and his now wife, to northeast Indiana, but it’s his love of mapmaking that secured him his career at Noble REMC. He sees cartography (the process of mapmaking), and its new use in geographic information systems, as a form of art. It’s his job… Continue reading.
The idea of running for a spot on our board of directors may seem daunting, but is a great way to serve your community, impart knowledge and enact change. You may think, “I don’t know anything about electricity. How can I lead a co-op?” We’re looking for passion and perspective — not electrical expertise. We… Continue reading.
Serving a rural area means serving more than just its people. Noble REMC aims to serve and protect the land, which supports us all. Each year, we provide grants from our EnviroWatts program to benefit nonprofit service organizations working to better the environment locally in Noble, DeKalb or the surrounding counties. Is your organization improving… Continue reading.
Colder weather typically results in higher energy bills, and with winter in full swing, we would like to remind you about a free co-op service that can help you boost efficiency and save money. As your trusted energy partner, we believe savings and efficiency are within reach for everyone, and we want to help you… Continue reading.
If you’ve been looking for a way to become more involved in the cooperative, and in turn, your community, now is the time to pick up a petition to run for a seat on the LaGrange County REMC board of directors. The board is composed of seven individuals who represent the membership in his or… Continue reading.
CAMP KILOWATT Dates: June 5–8 Camp Kilowatt is a fun and unique camp experience for sixth grade students going into seventh grade. Kids get the chance to learn more about energy while making new friends and enjoying fun activities and games. This dynamic three-day camp includes the following activities: electricity generation and transmission education, horseback… Continue reading.
The LaGrange County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) recently received a $8,500 EnviroWatts grant from LaGrange County REMC. The SWCD was looking to purchase a high-quality, portable water quality testing meter, the OTT HydroMet HL7 sonde. The grant allows the SWCD to achieve its fundraising goal for the program (about $25,000) and will enable… Continue reading.