A Hoosier Energy employee who drives throughout central and southern Indiana shares some precautions he takes to stay safe and to keep your energy flowing. Meter Relay Technician Don Small has worked at Hoosier Energy for nearly 39 years. He has accumulated approximately 1.5 million miles driving to different substations and member cooperatives, averaging 40,000-60,000… Continue reading.
For many teens, the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., is full of “firsts.” It may be the first time they left the state, visited the nation’s capital or have been away from their family for an extended period of time. They see and experience the larger world through their own eyes, rather than through… Continue reading.
Being a member of an electric co-op is a unique opportunity to be part of the decision-making process in a business. Because Southern Indiana Power is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for voting for other members to take the leadership positions on the board of directors to… Continue reading.
Every fall, we look forward to sharing cooperative updates and information about programs with our member-owners during our district meetings. In late August, we invited member-owners who have been with the co-op for at least 12 years. In addition to that, we combined the original seven meetings to three. The locations were at the Patio,… Continue reading.
touchstone energy camp A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2019. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. APPLY: Go to www.sinpwr.com and click on “my community” and select “Touchstone Energy Camp.” NEW this year, these applications must… Continue reading.
Any charitable organization within the Southern Indiana Power’s service territory may apply for an Operation Round Up grant. The organization doesn’t need to be a member of Southern Indiana Power. Applications can be downloaded from our website, www.sinpwr.com, or picked up at our office in Tell City. Scholarship applicants must have a parent or legal… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Nov. 28 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and administrative assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The Oct. 31 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates and vouchers… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy and member-cooperative employees gain industry-specific training through the Department of Labor-certified Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship, Training and Safety program. The 8,000-hour program takes four years to complete and includes 13 hands-on technical schools for apprentices to attend. The program began in 1974 and has grown to include programs for line specialists, substation, metering, underground… Continue reading.
During the holidays, many things come to mind — happy memories of seasons past, good food (and expanded waistlines!), great family and long-awaited gifts. And if you’re like me, the holidays bring about thoughts of giving back, spreading love and sharing joy. Perhaps you commit random acts of kindess such as serving food for the… Continue reading.
Todd Hammond was hired Nov. 12, 2002 as the cooperative’s system engineer, the position he still holds today. His duties at the co-op include maintaining the Windmil analytical database and maintaining the outage system, mapping, and substation data among others. He has also been instrumental in implementing the advanced metering infrastructure system. Hammond graduated from… Continue reading.
Cannelton Volunteer Fire Department received $1,500 to purchase carcinogen blocking hoods. Central Perry Volunteer Fire Department received $1,000 to purchase hand-held radios. Spencer County Hospice received $4,000 to help with the cost of a new roof on its office building. St. Meinrad Community Center received $2,500 to upgrade restrooms. Perry Central FFA received $2,000 to… Continue reading.
Every October brings fall and a time for Indiana’s electric cooperatives to give back to their communities. Southern Indiana Power, along with 28 Indiana electric co-ops, took part in the fifth annual Cooperative Community Day. Concern for Community is one of the cooperative principles we all tend to demonstrate best. Southern Indiana Power employees worked… Continue reading.