Behind-the-scenes work has progressed over the last two months at the new IEC office building. The application for the expansion was submitted May 17 to the City of Carmel’s Technical Advisory Committee. With this filing, we are on track for …Read More.
Posts By: Amanda Barth
Grassroots Advocacy is Important to Your Cooperative
For most people, their electricity provider is just the company that keeps the lights on. But an electric cooperative’s relationship with its consumers is different. Indiana’s electric cooperatives advocate for Hoosiers like you on the state and federal levels so …Read More.
Advanced Lineman Training Program
Second Class of Program Scheduled for Fall The next Advanced Lineman Training Program (ALTP) class is Oct. 30-Nov. 1, at the Franklin Training Center. DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM FLYER The ALTP is designed for line crew leaders from across the state …Read More.
USDA Releases Funding Rules for $9.7 Billion Co-op Energy Innovation Program
The USDA last week published in the Federal Register a notice for a new program designed to help cooperatives with clean energy initiatives. The Empowering Rural America Program makes $9.7 billion available for electric cooperatives to create renewable energy, zero-emission …Read More.
John Cassady Joins IEC
I am grateful for the privilege to lead IEC on behalf of our 38 member cooperatives. I am in week two as CEO, although I am not new to the electric cooperative industry. My background includes over 20 years in …Read More.
Commitment to Zero Contacts Phase Two
Studies show serious injuries and fatalities happen most often because short cuts are taken with life-saving rules. This happens consistently in most industries – including the electric cooperative network. Unfortunately, the serious injuries and fatalities occur most often on simple, …Read More.
New IEC Office Purchased
In 2018, Indiana Electric Cooperatives left its longtime High School Road home and moved into its current sub-leased space on the north side of Indianapolis. The move afforded the IEC board time to adequately plan for what the organization needed …Read More.
New E-Learning Opportunities
Most electric cooperative employees are busy and always on the go. That can make it difficult to set aside time for travel and a full day of training. The new e-learning opportunities from IEC allow you cooperative employees to grow …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives Host Page Day
Twenty-two students represented 11 of Indiana’s electric cooperatives at the Indiana Statehouse Wednesday, March 22, for the cooperatives’ annual Page Day. “Serving as a page gives young people a unique opportunity to participate in state government,” explained Rachel McFadden, youth …Read More.
Electric Cooperatives to Power Developing Region of Guatemala
Fourteen lineworkers to empower a global community for a better tomorrow Fourteen Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers will travel to Guatemala in late April as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project Indiana: …Read More.