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.
Indiana Cooperatives in the News
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.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives will host the fifth annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” Friday, Oct. 12. Twenty-six of Indiana’s electric cooperatives will complete a project that meets a specific need within their service area. Working side-by-side, Indiana’s electric cooperatives will …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives named Mike DeFreeuw the recipient of the 2018 Tom Taylor Award. DeFreeuw, director of marketing and communications at Northeastern REMC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member Services and Communicators (MMSC) professional section fall meeting Sept. …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives applaud today’s announcement at South Central Indiana REMC by Gov. Eric Holcomb that he has allocated $100 million toward rural broadband expansion as part of his Next Level Connections infrastructure plan. “Over the last two years, Gov. …Read More.
A study released Monday by the Purdue Center for Regional Development estimates Indiana could gain nearly $12 billion in economic benefits if broadband were deployed in the rural areas of the state. The report, commissioned by Indiana Electric Cooperatives and …Read More.