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Board meets in December

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Liane Steffes also attended. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. IEC board report was given by Mark Hahn. Monthly legal report was given by Steffes. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. November monthly operating, member services… Continue reading.

Growing up co-op

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

I love the feeling of being able to walk into my favorite locally owned shop, restaurant or store knowing that the profit, product and labor can make positive impacts in my community. The spirit of Main Street is embodied in these local businesses, just like it is in Southern Indiana Power. Electric cooperatives are as… Continue reading.

December board meeting summary

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Posted on Jan 26, 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 Dec. 20 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with President/CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The Nov. 29 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates and vouchers… Continue reading.

News briefs

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

Employee, director recognized for years of service The 2017 employee recognition banquet recognized Todd Hammond, systems engineer, for his 15 years of service to the cooperative. Jeff Vogel, chairman of the board, was also recognized for his 10 years of service to the co-op’s board of directors. Thank you both for your hard work and… Continue reading.

Beneficial electrification

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Beneficial electrification may be a phrase you have never heard. In fact, it’s a fairly new phrase to the electric utility industry as a whole. Beneficial electrification is really taking a look at the industry in a different way. Historically, for example, appliances fueled on site, such as gas water heaters, were considered more efficient… Continue reading.

2018 director election timeline

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

Incumbents whose terms expire: Danny Easterday (district 3) and Brian Hawkins (district 6) Letters of intent due by Feb. 9. Posting of incumbent list by Feb. 23. Names published in the March issue of Electric Consumer. Petitions of nominations due by March 26. Nominations by the board (absent incumbents seeking re-elections or petitioners) by March… Continue reading.

Residential battery storage

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Orange County REMC

In this case, “battery storage” does not refer to the drawer where you put the extra AA batteries for your flashlight! Instead, it refers to an emerging energy trend. Batteries and battery storage are evolving much like the way LED bulbs and lumens have transformed how we light our homes. What’s driving battery storage? Rooftop… Continue reading.

2018 youth programs

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Apply now! LaGrange County REMC scholarships LaGrange County REMC is offering three $1,000 scholarships designed to help area students further their education at an accredited college or trade school of their choice. REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be an actively enrolled senior. Their parents’ or legal guardian’s primary residence must be within LaGrange County REMC’s service territory… Continue reading.