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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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.