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Career focused!

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Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

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.

Giving back to you!

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

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.

Learning by doing

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

Touchstone Energy Camp Five local students attended the three-day Touchstone Energy Camp in June, where they experienced horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming, archery and campfires, along with learning about electric safety. Southern Indiana Power sponsored Perry County junior high students Cayden Lamon, Caleb Hubert, Aidan Kotecki, Chase Hubert and Dylan Lynch. Youth Tour to Washington,… Continue reading.

Highlights of the June 21 board meeting

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the June 21 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert. Also present was Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The May 25, 2017, board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership… Continue reading.

Spare change changes lives

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Posted on Jul 25, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

Have you ever wanted to help our community, but didn’t know how? Join the Operation Round Up® program, and you can make a big impact, with very little effort. Each month, Southern Indiana Power will simply round up your electric bill to the next dollar. The extra few cents goes into a fund overseen by… Continue reading.

A scientific solution

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Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

One of the byproducts of modern coal plant operations is a fluffy, cakelike substance called gypsum. Thicker than sand, but porous, synthetic gypsum is a much sought-after product for the wallboard, cement and agricultural industries. Gypsum is manufactured from the very substance that the scrubber system removes from coal plant exhaust gas – sulfur dioxide…. Continue reading.

Highlights of the May 31 board meeting

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the May 31 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert, Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton and Manager of Member Services Rachael Goldsberry. 2. The April 26 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.

Rate schedule

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

Use this information to figure your bill for electric use in June. Wholesale power cost tracker $0.00766 Indiana sales tax $0.07 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 for off-peak heating systems from 11 p.m…. Continue reading.

Southern Indiana Power news briefs

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

Office closed July 4 The Southern Indiana Power office will be closed in observation of Independence Day. We wish all our employees and members a safe and happy holiday! Spray crews continue In order to maintain clear rights-of-way, our summer spray crews will be moving from the Evanston area to the area served by the… Continue reading.

Making a splash!

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in General, Southern Indiana Power

Southern Indiana Power recently donated several cases of bottled water to local schools to be sold at events as fundraisers. Pictured above are students from South Spencer Jr./Sr. School. Other schools receiving donated water through the program include Perry Central Jr./Sr. High School, Heritage Hills High School and Tell City Jr./Sr. High School.

The path to energy independence

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Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

While fireworks and Independence Day parades are synonymous with the Fourth of July, no such fanfare comes to mind when discussing energy efficiency. Perhaps it should. If you think about it, energy efficiency not only benefits individuals and families, but the country as a whole. Energy efficiency, combined with energy conservation and advances in technology… Continue reading.

Going the extra mile

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Co-op News, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electric network. Miles of distribution lines link member-consumers to low-cost, cooperative power. Unlike traditional utilities that serve dense population centers, rural electric cooperatives serve fewer members per mile of line, which could potentially increase the cost of service per member consumer. Despite that disparity, your REMC provides… Continue reading.

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