Tornadoes or other weather-related disasters often bring widespread power outages. Most electric utilities follow a similar methodical plan that ensures power is restored to the greatest number of people in the shortest amount of time in the safest manner possible. …Read More.
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Indiana Electric Cooperatives urges Hoosiers to be prepared for dangerous storms that can strike during the spring and summer months. Sudden and powerful storms can devastate lives in a matter of minutes; in the past five years alone, storms have …Read More.
When Mark McKinney was named president and CEO at Jackson County REMC 10 years ago, he recalls his board president telling him, “We didn’t hire you for the 95% of the decisions that need to be made at the co-op; …Read More.
Spring planting season has arrived — which means many of Indiana’s 94,000 farmers will be heading to and from the fields soon. Farming is one of the 10 most dangerous occupations in the United States. Along with the large, powerful …Read More.
“Electricity and water don’t mix” is a safety rule we’ve all heard. But when flooding occurs in our home, the cautionary voices can be drowned out by the swell of the stress and water. Don’t jump in and add a …Read More.
“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” is one of the most beloved holiday comedies. But if you love cats, there’s one scene that’s something of a nightmare. In the iconic scene, Aunt Bethany’s visiting cat drags a loose string of Christmas tree …Read More.
Achievers™ is a life-changing program designed to help leaders develop a deeper understanding of their personal strengths, weaknesses and motivations. Indiana Electric Cooperatives offers this cornerstone program of the Bell Leadership Institute to executive leaders, supervisors and thosereferred by their …Read More.
Is your home and its electrical service ready for winter? The best time to find out is long before you hear about the season’s first approaching winter storm, suggests Jon Elkins, vice president of safety, training and compliance at Indiana Electric …Read More.
Whether you’re about to welcome your first baby home or already have toddlers in your home, you’ve probably thought a lot about safety. Beyond safety gates and rubber corner guards, Indiana Electric Cooperatives recommends parents also think about other potential …Read More.
Aug. 11 is just one day a year, but Indiana Electric Cooperatives hopes the 8/11 date on the calendar will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 any day of the year before a digging project. Every …Read More.