Two Indiana electric cooperatives are receiving a combined $43 million in federal loans to improve their infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded Southeastern Indiana REMC a $20 million loan and Tipmont REMC a $23 million loan. The loans include …Read More.
Monthly Archives: October 2015
What is Project Indiana?
Through Project Indiana, Indiana’s electric cooperatives are empowering global communities one Guatemalan village at a time. Beginning in 2012, the International Year of the Cooperative, two teams of Indiana linemen spent a month electrifying three villages in Guatemala. Lives were …Read More.
Meet the linemen of Project Indiana
In the jungles of Guatemala, 14 linemen from Indiana’s electric cooperatives braved primitive roads and mountainous terrain — different challenges than what they typically face as Indiana linemen. But together, they had one goal — to electrify Sepamac, a remote …Read More.
Cindy Denney named 2015 C. Tom Taylor Award recipient
Indiana Electric Cooperatives named Cindy Denney the recipient of the 2015 C. Tom Taylor Award. Denney, director of marketing and customer services at Jay County REMC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member Services and Communicators (MMSC) professional section …Read More.
Hoosier Energy power plants earn OSHA safety award
Two of Hoosier Energy’s worksites – the Worthington and Lawrence generating stations – recently received certification as VPP “Star” sites. VPP, or Voluntary Protection Program, is an OSHA program for workplace health and safety administered through the Indiana Department of …Read More.
Deborah Kay Hile-Bradfield
We are saddened at the passing of Deborah Kay Hile-Bradfield, the daughter of Marilyn Hile, former director of Carroll White REMC…Read More
Elmer Jay Phegley
We are saddened by the passing of Elmer Jay Phegley. Elmer served on the Jasper County REMC Board from 1974-1987. He served as Vice President from 1980-1983 and then President from 1983-1987. Elmer also served on the Board of Directors …Read More.
We are saddened by the news received concerning the passing of Allen Heltzel, husband of Karen Heltzel, a retired local director from Fulton County REMC and former Indiana Electric Cooperatives Board director…Read More
Indiana’s electric cooperatives to participate in 50 unique service projects
Indiana’s electric cooperatives will host the second annual ‘Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day’ on Friday, Oct. 9. Thirty of Indiana’s electric cooperatives will complete a project that meets a specific need within their service area. Working side-by-side, Indiana’s electric cooperatives …Read More.
Rural co-ops fight to survive Clean Power Plan’s carbon limits
Hoosier Energy’s CFO explains how the Clean Power Plan’s final rule fails to account for the remaining useful life of current generating resources. Read More. Article courtesy of Agri-Pulse