Indiana Electric Cooperatives named Gayvin Strantz the recipient of the 2014 Ernest G. Shearer Memorial Service Award. Strantz, vice president of job training, safety and loss control at Indiana Electric Cooperatives, was presented the award during the superintendents and engineers …Read More.
Monthly Archives: November 2014
WFYI profiles teen inspired by electric cooperative philanthropy project
Tipmont REMC member and Youth Tour 2013 alumnus Wesley Boone has been profiled by the Indianapolis PBS station, WFYI. Boone started Gear Going Global, an organization devoted to sending new and gently used sporting gear to children in developing countries. As …Read More.
Youth Power and Hope Award winners named
Five Indiana middle school students have been named recipients of the 2014 Youth Power and Hope Award. The award recognizes fifth through eighth grade students who are active leaders in their community and whose parents live on electric cooperative lines …Read More.
Group from Israel learns from NineStar
Israel is eyeing a national project that would take fiber optic broadband to virtually the entire country, and representatives visited NineStar Connect to see how the cooperative does it. Two representatives from state-owned Israel Electric Corp., and one from Israel …Read More.
Indiana cooperatives helping prisons break out of wasting energy
Think about the key accounts at your electric cooperative and what comes to mind — probably factories, warehouses and schools. How about prisons? They’re on Hoosier Energy’s list. And the G&T helped save one state facility hundreds of thousands of …Read More.
EPA proposed rules will send electric prices higher
Regulations already imposed, soon to be imposed and in the planning stages by EPA could shut down nearly 100,000 megawatts of electrical energy production, forcing electric rates to skyrocket. That’s the message from Andy Whitesitt, vice president of natural gas …Read More.
Carolyn Kilby named 2014 C. Tom Taylor Award recipient
Indiana Electric Cooperatives named Carolyn Kilby the recipient of the 2014 C. Tom Taylor Award. Kilby, manager of marketing, communications and office services at Parke County REMC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member Services and Communicators (MMSC) professional …Read More.
Jasper County REMC sponsors electricity-themed art show
Members of Jasper County REMC marked National Cooperative Month with dorks of art inspired by the cooperative and its history. The cooperative sponsored the Jasper County Art League’s October show, “Capturing the Current – An Artist’s View of Electricity.” The …Read More.