Perhaps you’ve heard about it. “Pay it forward” is the latest philanthropic activity catching the eyes and ears of the news media. It’s what we used to call a random act of kindness. Buy an extra slice of pizza, a cup of coffee or a drive-through meal for the next guy. In fact, the practice… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy and Wabash Valley Power Association have entered into a 20-year purchase power agreement that will add 100 megawatts (MW) of energy from EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V wind farm for the benefit of rural electric cooperative members across the state. Meadow Lake Wind Farm, which consists of five operational sections that flank Interstate… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Sept. 20 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The Aug. 30 board meeting minutes and special board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3…. Continue reading.
There are so many benefits that come with co-op membership, but, perhaps, one of the best is capital credits. What are capital credits? At the end of each year, Southern Indiana Power calculates our operating margin, which is the amount by which our income exceeds our expenses during the year. We then allocate the operating… Continue reading.
Last month, Southern Indiana Power employees took part in Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ Community Day. The purpose of this day was to provide an opportunity to work as a team and to demonstrate the great impact cooperatives have on Indiana. On Friday, Oct. 13, employees volunteered to complete various service projects in both Perry and Spencer… Continue reading.
Even the wariest consumers can be duped. Scammers are developing new tactics every day. A “past due” scam, goes something like this: A customer gets a call from an 800-number that looks like a valid utility company phone number. Widely available spoofing software allows crooks to display what appears to be an official number on… Continue reading.
Saving money is what we all want to achieve 365 days a year, but especially during the holidays. So, why not shop and get a discount? Southern Indiana Power members can reap the savings at many local and national businesses by using their Co-op Connections Card. A list of local discounts can be found on… Continue reading.
Indiana Electric Cooperative Page Day – Jan. 31, Feb. 7 Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. See the Senate in action, observe policy debates, assist legistlators during session, and tour the governor’s office and Statehouse. REQUIREMENTS You must be available on Jan. 31 or Feb. 7 and… Continue reading.
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.