Annual meeting goes virtual
When LaGrange County REMC employees would normally be setting up tables and unloading soda, buns and chips, we were instead testing out our training room to broadcast our annual meeting live on Facebook. Continue reading.
Ask The Energy Advisor
My mom’s go-to phrase anytime my sister or I left a door open on the house is one many will recognize: “Were you born in a barn?!”
From a building science perspective, I need to talk to you about opening your doors and windows during the summer months and how my mom — and your parents too — may have been right to call you out. Continue reading.
Save money, energy through water heater program
Did you know you can purchase your water heater directly from your trusted electric cooperative? That’s us! LaGrange County REMC.
Whether you’re replacing your old water heater or installing one in a new home, we provide an energy efficient option in A.O. Smith’s water heaters, and we do it at cost. Continue reading.
Through the storm
June 10 marked one of the worst and most widespread storms to affect our system in decades. Within minutes of storm clouds appearing in the distance, the sky was dark and up to 90-mph winds were tearing down trees and utility poles throughout LaGrange County. The sun came back out within an hour of the… Continue reading.
When the power goes out, your co-op goes to work
When the power goes out, we expect it to be restored within a few hours. But when a major storm or natural disaster causes widespread damage, extended outages may result. Our line crews work long, hard hours to restore service safely to the greatest number of consumers in the shortest time possible. Here’s what’s going… Continue reading.
Then & Now: WVPA’s approach to making electricity
Believe it or not, there’s a stiff, cold wind out there that’s helping to heat your home in the winter. And there’s a blazing hot sun in the sky that can keep you cool all summer long. Over the past decade, the way we generate electricity has changed dramatically. Advances in technology have made sustainable… Continue reading.