Being a member of a co-op has lots of advantages. One of them is getting special pricing and discounts with the Touchstone Energy membership benefit card. This card offers cooperative members more than 25,000 local and national deals on products and services. A list of discounts is available at our website, www.connections.coop. There are deals… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thanks to your collective donations, Operation Round Up® is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects. Those eligible to apply for funds include groups or organizations located within the Southern Indiana Power service territory which covers Perry and Spencer counties along with some areas in Dubois and Warrick… Continue reading.
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.
The 78th annual meeting was held at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center on April 18. More than 550 members registered, and we issued 989 meal tickets for members and their families. Over 160 children attended and entered their names for the kids’ prize drawing. For those of you who missed the meeting, I’ll… Continue reading.
There are many benefits to having an energy-efficient outdoor shop or barn. Aside from saving energy, an efficient outdoor building can keep the environment around your structure healthy and safe, save money on your water bill, keep your animals happier and healthier, and save you from costly structural repairs. Whether you are looking to build… Continue reading.
Our spray crew began working last month in the northern Perry County areas of Uniontown and Doolittle Mills. Later in the summer, crews will move to areas served by the Evanston substation. The members affected will be in the areas of New Boston, Avery Ridge Road, Huffman Mill Road, Cletus Schaeffer Road, Evanston, Old Lamar… Continue reading.