Southern Indiana Power lineworker Travis Goffinet joined a crew of 15 other Indiana electric cooperative linemen on a trip to a developing area of Guatemala in March as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to the region. “Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better Tomorrow” electrified the village of El Zapotillo in… Continue reading.
This month, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the importance of safety. May is Electrical Safety Month. We all depend on electricity to power our lives, but accidents can happen when electricity is improperly used. Our responsibility to you Southern Indiana Power’s concern for safety extends beyond our employees. We care deeply… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 22 board meeting. All directors were present, along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present were Accountant Amy Ramsey and Joe Boesing, CPA with Monroe Shine. The Feb. 22 board meeting minutes… Continue reading.
A flash of bright light followed by a boom that can shake the walls of your home is a clear sign of severe weather. Lightning strikes can lead to fluctuations of energy to your home. That is why you should protect your electronic devices from power surges using proper safety equipment. A simple way to suppress… Continue reading.
There are more than 900 electric cooperatives in the U.S. that serve 42 million members. Southern Indiana Power, your local electric co-op, serves more than 9,800 members with lines stretching across 1,600 miles in four counties. So, what makes being a member of an electric cooperative unique? We’re all in this together. You are a… Continue reading.
District 3 Gary Waninger is the incumbent director for District 3. He and his wife, Jackie, live two miles east of Fulda in Harrison Township with their son, Ryan. Waninger, along with two of his brothers, farm approximately 800 acres and raise corn, soybeans, hay and wheat. They also have a cattle operation. Waninger is… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana Power is proud to recognize our linemen and power delivery professionals. These are the people in the field who risk their lives every day to ensure we have safe, reliable power. Their job is dirty and dangerous and comes at all hours of the day or night. When storms destroy the wires and… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 22 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present was Accountant Amy Ramsey. The Jan. 25 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates… Continue reading.
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.