About Us

GEDC1056 Bartholomew County Rural Electric Membership Corporation is an electric cooperative located in Columbus,  Indiana. Founded in 1937, this REMC was formed to serve mostly the rural areas of Bartholomew County. The first lines served 121 homes in German and Flatrock townships. Today, Bartholomew County REMC serves customers in all townships of Bartholomew County and some of the areas in the adjoining counties. With a broad base of residential, commercial and industrial customers, Bartholomew County REMC is very competitive in service and rates.GEDC1075 We are a member-owned utility.

Rules & Regulations

General information

Phone: (812) 372-2546
Outage Reporting or Emergency Call: (800) 927-5672
Fax: (812) 375-6230
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. EST Monday-Friday
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 467 Columbus, IN 47202
Physical Location: 1697 W. Deaver Road Columbus, IN  47201
E-mail questions to: questions@bcremc.com
bcremc.net dial-up Technical Support: (866) 698-0933
WildBlue/Exede Technical Support: (888) 700-9982

System information


Counties served: Bartholomew and parts of Jennings, Decatur and Jackson
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. EST Monday-Friday
Operations/Crew Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M-F
Newsletter: Electric Consumer
Financials: 2017 Annual Report
Members Served: 10,100
Meters Served: 11,613
Miles of lines energized: 1,223
Power Supplier: Hoosier Energy
Employees: 33
General Manager/CEO: Jim Turner
VP of Operations and Corporate Services: Matt Hackman
Manager of Engineering: Colton Carden
Safety Director/Line Superintendent: Dan Raines
VP of Communications & Member Services: Marty Lasure
Customer Service & Billing Supervisor: Stephanie Gorham
Board of Directors: Curt Burbrink (President), Dr. John Harker (Vice- President), Janet Anthony (Secretary), Dan Fleming (Treasurer), Ron Arnholt, Brett Glick & Larry Hoeltke.
Our Mission:

To enrich the well-being of our membership and community.