Protects tax-exempt status of electric cooperatives Indiana Electric Cooperatives applauds the passage of the RURAL Act. The legislation, part of the spending bills signed Friday by the president, protects more than 900 electric cooperatives throughout the nation that risked losing …Read More.
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Electric space heaters and blankets are great ways to stay toasty warm when the temperature drops. But don’t forget about safety before you plug in these chill-chasers. During these winter months, when space heaters and electric blankets come out of …Read More.
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.
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.