It’s time once again for the biggest event on the co-op calendar. Members are encouraged to attend the annual meeting on Tuesday, April 18, at the Spencer County 4-H Youth and Community Center. Come and enjoy: Food Bingo Pony rides Face painting Registration gift Kids’ prize drawings Prize drawings In order to be eligible for prize… Continue reading.
There are more than 900 electric cooperatives in the U.S. that serve 42 million members. Southern Indiana Power, your local electric co-op, serves more than 9,800 members with lines stretching across 1,600 miles in four counties. So, what makes being a member of an electric cooperative unique? We’re all in this together. You are a… Continue reading.
District 3 Gary Waninger is the incumbent director for District 3. He and his wife, Jackie, live two miles east of Fulda in Harrison Township with their son, Ryan. Waninger, along with two of his brothers, farm approximately 800 acres and raise corn, soybeans, hay and wheat. They also have a cattle operation. Waninger is… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana Power is proud to recognize our linemen and power delivery professionals. These are the people in the field who risk their lives 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… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 22 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present was Accountant Amy Ramsey. The Jan. 25 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates… Continue reading.
In recognition of National Lineman Appreciation Day, Hoosier Energy pays tribute to all power delivery professionals who work to keep the lights on. We applaud your accomplishments and devotion, which represents the heart of the cooperative spirit. On April 10, take a moment to add #ThankALineman to a post on social media.
It started as a simple idea in 1988, at one co-op in South Carolina. Just ask co-op members to round up their electric bill to the next dollar, and then use that extra change to do good work in your community. Today, hundreds of electric co-ops throughout the country, including Southern Indiana Power, use this… Continue reading.
Pole treating begins this spring To help maintain high quality and reliable service while delivering electricity to our members, Southern Indiana Power conducts several annual preventative maintenance programs. One such measure is utility pole inspection and treatment. Southern Indiana Power contracts with a company to treat utility poles in a rotating cycle. Crews from Geoforce… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Jan. 25 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present were Steve Smith, Hoosier Energy’s president/CEO, and Randy Haymaker, Hoosier Energy’s director of public affairs. The Dec…. Continue reading.
At the Hoosier Energy Environmental Education Center, a mascot helps engage students who are excited to learn about the environment. At first, this mascot did not have a name. To find one, suggestions were gathered from students visiting the education center. A committee of officials from the Department of Education, the Department of Natural Resources… 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.