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.
Indiana Cooperatives in the News
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.
Indiana could reap nearly $12 billion in present value of net economic benefits over a 20-year period if an investment were made to extend broadband internet into the state’s rural areas, according to an analysis conducted by Purdue University agricultural …Read More.
On Tuesday, July 17, Annie Delgadillo, a 2018-2019 senior at Angola High School and Steuben County REMC, was named the runner-up spokeswoman of the Electric Cooperative Youth Leadership Council (YLC), a select group of students who traveled to Washington, D.C., …Read More.
NASHVILLE – Indiana Electric Cooperatives CEO Tom VanParis appeared Monday on RFD-TV to discuss the important role electric cooperatives play in rural communities. He joined the CEOs from the Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia electric cooperative statewide associations, and a Tennessee distribution cooperative for …Read More.
Twelve 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.