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Farmers: Mark your calendars

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Steuben County REMC

Did you know farmers on Steuben County REMC lines can receive money back on such simple investments as the purchase of variable-frequency drives and LED lightbulbs? They can also earn rebates when they show a reduction in overall power consumption. If you’re a farmer and want to know more, we invite you to an upcoming… Continue reading.

We’re thankful for your membership

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

In the spirit of William Arthur Ward’s quote below, Southern Indiana Power expresses gratitude for your membership in our electric cooperative. Because of your connection to Southern Indiana Power we are able to make our community a better place. During this season of giving thanks, we think it’s equally important to let you and other… Continue reading.

Pickup – anyone?

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

We continue to partner with Habitat for Humanity ReStore to recycle old refrigerators or freezers. The appliance recycling program offers you, our members, a quick and easy way to reduce your energy bill. Recycling your old refrigerator or stand-alone freezer is: Economical – Not only will you save money on your electric bill each month,… Continue reading.

Conserve and save!

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

earn up to $60 per year in bill credits Members can help hold down the cost of electricity by managing their energy consumption with a energy management switch. Conserving energy reduces the amount of electricity used in your home during “peak” periods (the time it’s most expensive to generate). When periods of peak demand occur,… Continue reading.

September board highlights

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Sept. 19 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present were System Engineer Todd Hammond, Line Superintendent Steve Fortwendel and Office/IT Manager Karen Mangum along… Continue reading.

Man’s best friend

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

By Samantha Kuhn Del Schwab has had three horses and four other Irish setters in his lifetime, but none of them rival Bailey — a beauty with a rich red-brown coat from Akron, Ohio. The 79-year-old Payne, Ohio, resident has lived quite the life. After spending three years in Germany with the U.S. Air Force,… Continue reading.

Stepping it up!

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Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

There is more than meets the eye with this 283,000-pound transformer at Hoosier Energy’s coal-fired power plant. This equipment is in place to step-up or boost the energy being generated at the station before it is put onto the electric grid.  But what if this vital equipment fails?  There is not a “transformer store” that… Continue reading.