Since 2012, Hoosier Energy has had a power purchase agreement at a 4-megawatt hydroelectric facility near Dayton, Illinois. The plant produces about 18,000 megawatt-hours annually — enough to power about 1,500 homes. A 600-foot long dam on the Fox River regulates water flow that is directed to a side canal. Electricity at this facility is… Continue reading.
This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.
Whether you’re looking for some general information on how to be safe around electricity, or some more detailed discussions of the specific properties of how electricity works, we can cater any presentation to your topic, your length and your availability. With a brand new, high voltage safety display, this is the perfect time to schedule… Continue reading.
As April arrives, it brings with it the showers that produce spring flowers. It also heralds the beginning of a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Steuben County REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride… Continue reading.
As lineworkers and road crews do their jobs to help the community, Steuben County REMC asks drivers to do their part in keeping workers, themselves and their passengers safe when driving through work zones. Slow down driving through work zones — it’s the law! The Indiana Work Zone Safety Law sets steep penalties for driving… Continue reading.
Time is winding down for members to submit a petition to run for the Steuben County REMC board of directors. Completed petitions are due to the REMC office no later than May 9, which, pursuant to the bylaws, is 45 days prior to this year’s annual meeting. Steuben County REMC is governed by a nine-member… Continue reading.
What is the PowerShift program? PowerShift is a program for members who allow your electric co-op to control the demand for electricity during times of the day when electricity is the most expensive. Participating in the program is pretty easy. A representative of the co-op will set up a time to come to your home… Continue reading.
Voting Procedure Each member of Southern Indiana Power will be mailed a registration card for the annual meeting. Members should present their registration card in person at one of the designated registration tables in order to register for the meeting and receive a ballot for the director election. Southern Indiana Power has an obligation to… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana Power is proud to recognize our linemen and power delivery professionals. These are the people in the field who work hard every day to ensure we have safe, reliable power. Their job is dirty and dangerous and comes at all hours of the day or night. When storms destroy the wires and poles… Continue reading.
Look for this column each month as we feature local businesses offering an instant discount to Southern Indiana Power members. Just show your Co-op Connections® Card and enjoy! The Detail Shop 1148 Main St. Tell City, IN 47586 812-772-2635 $5 off a full detail Winzerwald Winery 26300 N. Indian Lake Road Bristow, IN 47515 800-357-7000… Continue reading.
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.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 23 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The Jan. 24 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates and vouchers… Continue reading.