Devan Smith of Salem, Ind., will participate in the Youth Leadership Council (YLC) of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). He was selected to represent the state from the 107 Indiana student delegates who participated in the June …Read More.
Indiana Cooperatives in the News
Jackson County REMC is pleased to announce Nicole Ault, communications/public relations specialist, has earned recognition as a professional communicator in a national certification program offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). Nicole has met the requirements to become …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives are sponsoring 107 students on the Indiana Youth Tour June 8-15. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, learn about government, experience American history and gain a better understanding about their electric …Read More.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb at a ceremonial event today signed Senate Enrolled Act 478, the Facilitating Internet Broadband Rural Expansion (FIBRE) Act. The legislation allows Indiana’s electric cooperatives to use existing overhead utility easements to extend fiber line for the …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives and their statewide magazine, Electric Consumer, have named the winners of the 20th annual Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest. Naomi Schroeder, a student at St. John Lutheran School in Kendallville, was named artist of the year …Read More.
A crew of 16 Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers participated in a trip to a developing area of Guatemala last month as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to the region. “Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better …Read More.
A crew of 16 Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers traveled to Guatemala Sunday as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better Tomorrow” will bring electricity to …Read More.
Decatur County REMC named Brett Abplanalp the new chief executive officer of the Greensburg-based electric cooperative. Abplanalp will take the helm upon the March retirement of longtime president and general manager Don Schilling. Read More.
Thirteen lineworkers graduated Saturday, Jan. 28, 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 …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives and their statewide magazine, Electric Consumer, will honor five young Hoosier electric cooperative members who are making a difference in their communities. The Youth Power and Hope Awards program honors students in fifth through eighth grades who …Read More.