I appreciate the opportunity to introduce myself as IEC’s new vice president of government relations. I was born and raised in rural Indiana and am thankful for the important role that REMCs have in their local communities. It is this …Read More.
Indiana electric cooperative leaders met July 20 with USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Administrator Andy Berke and Assistant Administrator Chris McLean to discuss the Empowering Rural America (ERA) and Powering Affordable Clean Energy (PACE) programs. During the meeting, they shared …Read More.
I am grateful for the privilege to lead IEC on behalf of our 38 member cooperatives. I am in week two as CEO, although I am not new to the electric cooperative industry. My background includes over 20 years in …Read More.
Studies show serious injuries and fatalities happen most often because short cuts are taken with life-saving rules. This happens consistently in most industries – including the electric cooperative network. Unfortunately, the serious injuries and fatalities occur most often on simple, …Read More.
In 2018, Indiana Electric Cooperatives left its longtime High School Road home and moved into its current sub-leased space on the north side of Indianapolis. The move afforded the IEC board time to adequately plan for what the organization needed …Read More.
Most electric cooperative employees are busy and always on the go. That can make it difficult to set aside time for travel and a full day of training. The new e-learning opportunities from IEC allow you cooperative employees to grow …Read More.
Twenty-two students represented 11 of Indiana’s electric cooperatives at the Indiana Statehouse Wednesday, March 22, for the cooperatives’ annual Page Day. “Serving as a page gives young people a unique opportunity to participate in state government,” explained Rachel McFadden, youth …Read More.
Fourteen lineworkers to empower a global community for a better tomorrow Fourteen Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers will travel to Guatemala in late April as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project Indiana: …Read More.