I appreciate the opportunity to introduce myself as IEC’s new vice president of government relations. I was born and raised in rural Indiana and am thankful for the important role that REMCs have in their local communities. It is this …Read More.
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Electric cooperative linemen will compete at the Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo Aug. 24-25 at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville. The two-day, family-friendly event showcases the skills and safety training of electric cooperative lineworkers. The rodeo includes competitive events …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Ryan J. Heater to lead its government relations team. Heater will serve as the association’s vice president of government relations beginning Sept. 25. Heater will lead the association’s state and federal governmental relations efforts, which …Read More.
The project cleared two hurdles with the City of Carmel. The project received plan approval through the City of Carmel Technical Advisory Committee on June 21 and the Commercial Committee on June 27. Additional work has continued on details for …Read More.
Indiana electric cooperative leaders met July 20 with USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Administrator Andy Berke and Assistant Administrator Chris McLean to discuss the Empowering Rural America (ERA) and Powering Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) programs. During the meeting, they shared …Read More.
At the June 16 Indiana Electric Cooperatives board meeting, Brian Stavish presented IEC two checks on behalf of National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) and National Cooperative Services Corporation (NCSC). The contribution of $35,750 from CFC is used to …Read More.
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.
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.
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.
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.