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Beat the Peak is a voluntary program of Harrison REMC designed to encourage members to become more aware of the energy they use and to reduce their energy use during peak demand periods.

Currently, 75% of the REMC’s operating cost is for the wholesale power we purchase from Hoosier Energy. If we all work together to help reduce the demand during peak times, we can reduce the REMC’s power costs and minimize the increase to members on future electric bills.

Peak demand periods occur when the demand for electricity is the highest- weekdays June-August, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and December-February, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. During these peak periods, the co-op is charged a higher cost from our power supplier, Hoosier Energy. If we can all work together to reduce the demand, we can reduce the REMC’s power costs and minimize increases you may receive on your bill.

When everyone cooperates, everyone benefits. That’s the power of co-op membership.

TIps to help Beat the Peak

  • Delay the use of dishwasher, dryer and other electrical  appliances for after the peak period.

  • Turn off unnecessary lights and unplug unnecessary appliances.

  • Program your thermostat to an energy-efficient summer/winter setting.

Get emails and/or text messages to reduce energy consumption during peak periods

Beat the Peak

I would like to volunteer to participate in the Beat the Peak program. By clicking “submit,” I understand I am authorizing Harrison REMC to notify me by the method(s) indicated above when it is time to request my assistance to “Beat the Peak.”