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  • Start or Stop Service | ORANGE COUNTY REMC

    Transfer/Reconnect Disconnect New Property Equipment Prices Application Start or Stop Service Transfer or Reconnect Service When moving to an existing residence or structure located with in the service jurisdiction of Orange County REMC, you will need to contact our office to schedule a day to have the electric service transferred or reconnected into your name. At that time we will need the following from you: The address of the property or the meter number A completed application for membership and electric service Driver's License or another photo I.D. $25 membership Possible deposit (based on credit report) By law we have three working days to complete a transfer request, but typically service can be connected the next business day. Emergency service restoration due to storms or natural disasters takes priority over new service connections. Disconnect Service The account holder will need to contact our office to request the disconnect. When you disconnect your service your membership fee and deposit, if applicable, will be refunded or applied to your final bill. Please be prepared to provide a forwarding address. Connect a New Property When connecting a new service at a new property, you will need to contact our office to schedule an appointment with an REMC staking engineer. At that time we will also need the following from you: The address of the property or neighboring address A completed application for membership and electric service Driver's License or another photo I.D. $25 membership Possible deposit (based on credit report) Remember to call 1-800-382-5544 to have utility location marked before you dig. For more information about this FREE service, go to Indiana 811 . Equipment Prices To help in your planning and budgeting of new service, please download this PDF of the various prices for Orange County REMC services and equipment. Applications Member Application Non Member Application Please select the 'Member Application' if you are requesting electric and/or fiber service in our electric service area . Non-electric members who are requesting fiber, please select the 'Non-Member Application.' Download

  • ORANGE COUNTY REMC

    HOME & BUSINESS TO YOUR BRINGING POWER & INTERNET SmartHub One Time Payment Pay Bill SmartHub Start/Stop Service Start/Stop Service Rebates Rebates Start/Stop Service Outages Mail Internet SPOTLIGHT STORIES 1 day ago LIVE Broadcast in Jasper Orange County Fiber will be hosting a LIVE broadcast with WBDC at our Jasper office at 124 Staat Strasse, Jasper, IN 47546. Tune into... 3 days ago May 2022 CEO Message Available and affordable highspeed internet is one of the most needed services in underserved, rural locations. Similar to the way we... Apr 11 April 2022 CEO Message The Power Behind Your Power Lineworker Appreciation Day is April 11, 2022 You’ve likely noticed Orange County REMC’s crews out and about,... 1 2 3 4 5 View More YOUR COOPERATIVE Orange County REMC has historically acted as an 'energy source' to spur economic growth in our communities and to create a better style of living. Today, we also help bridge the digital divide by meeting the current and future needs of our members by offering fiber optic internet. Bringing electricity and high-speed fiber internet to Orange County REMC members and the communities around them. BY THE NUMBERS 8,494 Installed Meters 1,122 Miles of Line 6,244 Members 85 Years of Operation 52 Employees $561,808 Amount Donated to Local Communities

  • Annual Meeting | ORANGE COUNTY REMC

    Annual Meeting Each year Orange County REMC invites its electric members to gather to enjoy food, entertainment and hear a review of the previous year's business. ​ The 2021 annual meeting was held on Friday June 4 at the co-op's new location north of Orleans on Highway 37. Events included a fish fry, live music by Kirby Stailey, activities and bounce houses for kids. During the business meeting Matt Deaton, General Manager/CEO of Orange County REMC gave an update on the Orange County Fiber broadband project and a short video was shown to review the 2020 financials. The meeting concluded with a door prize drawing. ​ Join us on June 3, 2022 for the next annual meeting 2021 Financial Report Director Election Timeline 1/1

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  • Scholarship Winners & Grant Recipients

    2022 Operation Round Up Scholarship Winners Orange County REMC awards up to six $750 scholarships each year to recognize the academic and community achievements of outstanding local students. These scholarships are funded through the Operation Round Up program. Students who apply must be graduating the current year and accepted to attend an accredited college or trade school in Indiana. Listed below are the 2022 scholarship winners. Kennedy Land Kennedy Land of Springs Valley High School is the daughter of Nicholas and Krista Land. She will attend Goshen College to study elementary education. Christjan Holdcroft Christjan Holdcroft of Orleans High School is the son of Adam and Stephani Holdcroft. He will attend Butler University to study pharmacy. Briley Waldbieser Briley Waldbieser of Mitchell High School is the daughter of Brian and Andrea Waldbieser. She will attend Purdue University to study agriculture business and agronomy. Lily Saliba Lily Saliba of Orleans High School is the daughter of James and April Saliba. She will attend Ivy Tech, Sellersburg and plans to become a physical therapy assistant. Aryann Dennis Aryann Dennis of West Washington High School is the daughter of Aaron Dennis and Carrie Davis. She will attend Ivy Tech to study agriculture education. Allison McCabe Allison McCabe of Orleans High School is the daughter of Whitney and Ronnie McCabe Jr. She will attend Purdue University to study business. Other Grant Recipients Orange County REMC is proud to have a program in place that can easily direct funds to local groups and organizations that have a big impact and improve lives in our community. This program is called Operation Round Up®. REMC members who participate in Operation Round Up allow their monthly electric bills to be “rounded up” to the next dollar. That spare change is placed in a community fund, overseen by a volunteer board of trustees. This volunteer board meets three times a year to review the requests for grants. Local community groups, non-profits, fire departments, school programs and similar organizations can apply. (Note: The following will not be eligible to received funding: Candidates for political office, political parties, or any political purpose, activities or requests that lack solid community support, payment of utility bills, labor charges, individuals, churches, or groups representing one specific religious domination.) We are pleased to announce over $4,200 in Operation Round Up grants were awarded on March 7 to the four local organizations. Hoosier Hills PACT was awarded a $1,000 grant for their Summer Program. Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services received a $700 grant to purchase Calendula Cream for patients. First Chance Center received a $1,230 grant for an Emergency Preparedness Program. Phi Beta Psi – Theta Epsilon received a $1,290.50 grant to purchase food for their recent fundraiser.

  • LIVE Broadcast in Jasper

    Orange County Fiber will be hosting a LIVE broadcast with WBDC at our Jasper office at 124 Staat Strasse, Jasper, IN 47546. Tune in to 100.9 FM on May 24, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Listen as we learn more about Orange County Fiber and hear from Matt Deaton, general manager/CEO, and Charlie Rollins, fiber construction manager. You can also join us on site for hot dogs and prizes! Join us for lunch! We will be serving hot dogs and bratwurst during the broadcast from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m at the Jasper office. Win prizes! The Dubois County rural residents who visit our office on May 24 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and sign up for service will be put into a prize drawing! Win a Samsung 50" 4K Smart TV or and Amazon Firestick!

  • May 2022 CEO Message

    Available and affordable highspeed internet is one of the most needed services in underserved, rural locations. Similar to the way we began setting poles and stringing electric wire to bring energy to rural areas in the past, our Fiber division is expanding to provide high-speed internet service to more and more communities. I am pleased to announce that Orange County Fiber, a division of Orange County REMC, is now expanding into Dubois County. On March 28, Orange County Fiber opened an office in Jasper, Indiana, and Carla Buechler, a Dubois County resident, has been hired as the Jasper office manager. Grant funding through the federal and state government has made this opportunity possible, along with a partnership with our neighboring electric cooperative, Dubois REC. The ARPA funds granted to Dubois REC allow much of rural Dubois County to receive our service in the next 24 months. I would like to thank the Dubois County commissioners and Dubois REC for their cooperation which has streamlined the process. For more information about the scope of this project, and the schedule of service installation in the Dubois County area, visit myremc.coop, and look for the “Spotlight Stories” on the home page.

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