One of the seven cooperative principles is “education, training and safety.” These aspects are important to Hoosier Energy — your cooperative’s energy provider. That is why we have built a facility to support your cooperative’s training and skill improvement needs through a variety of programs. Live-line or rubber-glove training allows apprentices to work on energized… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana Power is celebrating National Cooperative Month in October, along with 40,000 other cooperative businesses that serve more than 120 million people nationwide. “Cooperatives Commit” is the theme of this year’s celebration, when cooperatives across the nation engage in efforts to make more people aware of the advantages of the cooperative business model. As… Continue reading.
One of my favorite quotes has always been, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Yet sometimes, remembering our history with the goal of repeating it can actually be a good thing. As the nation’s 30,000 cooperatives celebrate National Co-op Month this October, it is a great time to… Continue reading.
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 on our website, www.sinpwr.com. Thank you to the newest business now offering a discount through the program: Knights Inn, Tell City You can also find more national deals… Continue reading.
What if you could not only view your bill but see your electric use 24/7 along with it? SmartHub gives you the best of both worlds. By downloading the app on your smartphone, you can view detailed graphs of your use each month and figure out ways to save. SmartHub users have lowered their bills… Continue reading.
“Fall” into savings, and you’ll be well on your way to pocketing some extra green throughout the winter months! Your cooperative has energy tips to help you reduce electric bills, keep your home comfortable and save money! As you begin to feel that nip in the air, take these simple steps to control energy costs… Continue reading.
How to compute your electric bill: Use this information to figure your bill for electric use in September. Wholesale power cost tracker $0.00766 Indiana sales tax 7 percent General service rate Facility charge $24.50 per month All kWh $0.0975 Off-peak heating systems Facility charge $28.50 per month All kWh $0.0975 All kWh for energy used… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the July 26 board meeting. 1. All directors were present. Also present were CEO Steve Seibert, Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton and State Sen. Erin Houchin. 2. The June 21 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3…. Continue reading.
Labor Day closing Don’t forget our office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, for Labor Day. The employees and directors of Southern Indiana Power wish you a safe and happy Labor Day! Apply for an Operation Round Up grant Time is running out! The last day to apply for an Operation Round Up grant… Continue reading.
Matt Glenn has been employed at the co-op for 13 years. He was hired Aug. 16, 2004, as an apprentice lineman. Glenn graduated from the HEATS program to become a journeyman lineman on Oct. 25, 2008. He works as a crew leader on many projects. Glenn resides in Perry County with his wife, Stephanie. They… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy recently redesigned its website so that visitors can quickly learn about the generation and transmission cooperative. The site, HoosierEnergy.com, also focuses on helping job candidates begin a career with cooperatives. The process is simple. From the homepage, visitors can select “View Careers” to find available jobs at Hoosier Energy or one of our… Continue reading.
There are so many benefits that come with co-op membership, but perhaps one of the best benefits is capital credits. What are capital credits? At the end of each year, Southern Indiana Power calculates our operating margin, which is the amount our income exceeded our expenses during the year. We then allocate (assign) the operating… Continue reading.