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.
The new IEC office is steadily taking shape, with the construction drawings coming to life in the spaces that will soon be occupied by IEC employees and our members. Move Plans
The 2024 legislative session officially began Monday, Jan. 8. Session is set to conclude by March 14. Read about key bills and updates below, and learn how your co-op can commit to building a foundation of political engagement this year. …Read More.
IEC has completed the second phase of Commitment to Zero Contacts with nine cooperatives, with an additional three cooperatives to be completed by the end of February. IEC also recently traveled to Michigan to help that statewide association complete this …Read More.
At the IEC annual meeting in December, CEOs and directors were asked to commit to fostering a culture of courageous leadership, engagement and intentional development within their cooperatives. What Commitment MeansCommitment signifies a dedication to courageous leadership at the cooperative …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.
When Mark McKinney was named president and CEO at Jackson County REMC 10 years ago, he recalls his board president telling him, “We didn’t hire you for the 95% of the decisions that need to be made at the co-op; …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.
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