Tornadoes or other weather-related disasters often bring widespread power outages. Most electric utilities follow a similar methodical plan that ensures power is restored to the greatest number of people in the shortest amount of time in the safest manner possible. …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives urges Hoosiers to be prepared for dangerous storms that can strike during the spring and summer months. Sudden and powerful storms can devastate lives in a matter of minutes; in the past five years alone, storms have …Read More.
Twenty-two lineworkers graduated Saturday 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 training …Read More.
Spring planting season has arrived — which means many of Indiana’s 94,000 farmers will be heading to and from the fields soon. Farming is one of the 10 most dangerous occupations in the United States. Along with the large, powerful …Read More.
“Electricity and water don’t mix” is a safety rule we’ve all heard. But when flooding occurs in our home, the cautionary voices can be drowned out by the swell of the stress and water. Don’t jump in and add a …Read More.
During a power outage: After an outage: Sources: American Red Cross
If an approaching winter storm is the lead story on your nightly news, it’s probably chaos at the local grocery and too late to properly stock up on necessary food items, de-icing pellets and other related items. That’s why you …Read More.
“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” is one of the most beloved holiday comedies. But if you love cats, there’s one scene that’s something of a nightmare. In the iconic scene, Aunt Bethany’s visiting cat drags a loose string of Christmas tree …Read More.
Is your home and its electrical service ready for winter? The best time to find out is long before you hear about the season’s first approaching winter storm, suggests Jon Elkins, vice president of safety, training and compliance at Indiana Electric …Read More.
Electric cooperative linemen will compete at the Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo Aug. 24-25 at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville. The two-day, family-friendly event showcases the skills and safety training of electric cooperative lineworkers. The rodeo includes competitive events …Read More.
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