Indiana’s electric cooperatives and their statewide magazine, Indiana Connection, named the winners of the 26th annual Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest. Justine Ocken, a high school junior from South Whitley, was named artist of the year for her color …Read More.
Indiana Lineworkers Electrify Guatemala’s Pena Roja Village
Lineworkers extended electric infrastructure to bring electricity to a village that had none Fourteen Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers returned from Guatemala Saturday, May 13, following an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project Indiana: Empowering …Read More.
Electric vehicle charging safety
Do you recall all the safety rules you were taught about refueling when you first learned to drive: Shut off the engine; don’t smoke; don’t leave the pump unattended; don’t overfill? If you are among the growing number of drivers …Read More.
National Work Zone Awareness Week
The National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 17-21 reminds motorists to be careful around those whose jobs put them along the roadways. Indiana’s electric cooperatives remind motorists work zones also include utility crews who also work along the roadsides …Read More.
Electric Cooperatives to Power Developing Region of Guatemala
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.
Electrical safety tips for farmers
With many of Indiana’s 94,000 farmers beginning to plant their crops, Indiana Electric Cooperatives offers electrical safety tips on the farm. Farming is one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the United States with 62 farmers electrocuted every …Read More.
John Cassady named CEO of Indiana Electric Cooperatives
Cassady to lead statewide electric cooperative trade association Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ (IEC) board of directors announced John Cassady as the association’s next chief executive officer. Currently executive vice president of member and stakeholder relations of Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA), …Read More.
Extension cords are meant for short-term use
It’s a common problem for most of us: relying on a handy dandy extension cord since we have so many devices and not enough outlets to plug them all into. Indiana Electric Cooperatives warns extension cords should only be used
electric lineworker apprenticeship program
Twenty-four lineworkers graduated Saturday, Jan. 7, from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP). REAP is a four-year program that professionally trains apprentice lineworkers from across Indiana. Graduates complete 612 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job
Indiana’s electric cooperatives to complete nearly 40 unique service projects
Cooperatives will volunteer time to a statewide community day of service initiative Indiana’s electric cooperatives will host the annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” Friday, Oct. 14. Twenty-six of Indiana’s electric cooperatives will complete a project that meets a specific need within their service area. …Read More.