The 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force hosted Oct. 31 what is believed to be its final meeting of 2019. To date, the task force has completed five hearings with another five meetings tentatively planned for the summer and …Read More.
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OSHA walking-working surfaces The leading cause of workplace injuries is slips, trips and falls. As the winter months approach, it’s necessary to give extra attention to icy and wet surfaces to maintain an OSHA-compliant workplace. First, identify hazards, then make repairs, …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Timothy J. Rushenberg to lead its government relations team. Rushenberg will serve as the association’s vice president of government relations. Rushenberg will lead the association’s state and federal governmental relations efforts, which includes lobbying, political …Read More.
Award recognizes outstanding contributions to electric cooperative member services. Indiana Electric Cooperatives named Jeremy Montgomery the recipient of the 2019 Tom Taylor Award. Montgomery, energy advisor at Parke County REMC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member Services and …Read More.
Crews deploying to Florida Monday Indiana’s electric cooperatives are sending crews and equipment to assist in the Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts. The storm is expected to create widespread property and infrastructure damage throughout Florida and the southeastern part of the country. …Read More.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Thursday two Indiana electric cooperatives and their partner organizations will receive nearly $7 million in grants from the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program. The program, in its first phase of awards, is designed to …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ (IEC) board of directors named John P. Gasstrom as the association’s chief executive officer. He was previously director of compliance at Georgia System Operations Corporation (GSOC). “I am honored to be selected as the next CEO of Indiana …Read More.
Crew of lineworkers to empower a global community for a better tomorrow A crew of 14 Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers traveled to Guatemala Sunday as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project …Read More.
Jane A. Scott, Northeastern REMC board chair and IEC executive committee member, died unexpectedly Thursday Feb. 7, 2019. Visitation is Monday, Feb. 11, 3-6 p.m., with a celebration of life at 6 p.m., at McComb and Sons Funeral Home, 1320 …Read More.
Twenty-one lineworkers graduated Saturday from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprentice Program (REAP). REAP is a four-year program that professionally trains apprentice lineworkers from across Indiana. Graduates complete 576 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job …Read More.