For many Hoosiers, the COVID-19 pandemic is not just a public health crisis – it is a growing economic crisis as well. Indiana’s electric cooperatives are temporarily suspending the disconnection of service due to non-payment and many are waiving late …Read More.
Indiana Cooperatives in the News
Eighteen 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.
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.
Cooperatives will volunteer their time to a statewide community day of service Indiana’s electric cooperatives will host the annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” Friday, Oct. 11. Twenty-seven of Indiana’s electric cooperatives will complete a project that meets a specific …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.
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.
For those with broadband Internet, it often seems as if we are inundated with streaming movies, social media and the occasional entertaining cat video. That pervasiveness makes the practical ways in which broadband improves daily life go largely unappreciated – …Read More.