Cannelton Volunteer Fire Dept. was awarded $2,000 to purchase a HydroVent nozzle (hydraulic ventilation and suppression tool). New Boston Volunteer Fire Department was awarded $1,808 to purchase four new pagers. Spencer County EMA was awarded $2,933.35 to purchase first aid kits for each law enforcement officer in active shooter situations. Fulda Sportsman Club was awarded… Continue reading.
The surroundings at the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center are peaceful. Wildlife roams in the woods, turtles and snakes come and go at the water’s edge, and intermittent gusts of wind and or sunny skies create a measurable amount of renewable energy. Across the water is Hoosier Energy’s largest generation asset — Merom Generating Station,… Continue reading.
When you’re looking for the perfect gift for your sweetheart, be sure to check out the deals available through your Co-op Connections card. Touchstone Energy’s membership benefit card offers cooperative members more than 25,000 local and national deals on products and services. A list of local discounts can be found at www.sinpwr.com. You can also… Continue reading.
There are three main types of electricity providers in the U.S. Investor-owned utilities (IOUs) serve primarily densely populated areas, like Evansville and Indianapolis. Municipal-owned utilities also serve densely populated cities from the large such as Richmond to the small like Troy. And, of course, there are rural electric cooperatives like Southern Indiana Power that serve… Continue reading.
The Southern Indiana Power 2017 annual meeting is scheduled for April 18. Southern Indiana Power members residing in districts three and four who are interested in running for a position on the board should contact our office at 1776 10th St. in Tell City to receive a petition. The nomination process requires the director candidate… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Dec. 28 board meeting. All directors were present along with President/CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. The Nov. 30 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates and vouchers were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.
Being a member of an electric co-op offers a unique opportunity because you get to be a part of the decision-making process in our 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… Continue reading.
As we begin a new year, I thought it would be a good time to revisit some of the basic principles that guide the day-to-day operations of your electric cooperative. Cooperatives around the world operate according to a core set of principles. These principles, along with the cooperative purpose of improving quality of life for… Continue reading.
Every year, Southern Indiana Power hosts member information meetings in each of the seven districts of its service territory. These meetings give members a chance to hear from co-op personnel on a range of topics from rebates and energy saving programs to learning about the distinct nature of a cooperative. Members are chosen at random… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Nov. 30 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. The Oct. 20 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates and vouchers were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative located in Bloomington. The G&T provides wholesale power and services to 18 member systems in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Hoosier Energy believes in an “all-of-the-above” power supply strategy that includes coal, natural gas and renewable energy sources. This strategy provides the best… Continue reading.
As some of you might know, cooperatives across the globe adhere to the same seven cooperative principles that guide all of our decisions from how we run the co-op to how we engage with our local communities. Concern for community is the seventh principle, and it is one that all employees of Southern Indiana Power… Continue reading.
With the demand for renewable energy projects growing, Southern Indiana Power is bringing the benefits of utility-scale solar energy to our community. Under bright sunny skies, directors and representatives from Southern Indiana Power, Dubois REC, Hoosier Energy and local officials dedicated a new, cooperative-owned, solar array on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Thousands of solar panels on… Continue reading.