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.
New IEC Office Purchased
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.
New E-Learning Opportunities
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.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives Host Page Day
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.
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.
Case Study: Moving Past Training to Transformation
Cooperative is more than a word to Clark County REMC. The member-owned electric cooperative in southern Indiana believes in collaboration and wants to empower its employees, partners and consumers, CEO Jason Clemmons said. In 2022, Clark County REMC and its …Read More.
Electrical safety tips for farmers
Indiana’s electric cooperatives work to keep planting season safe
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
Don’t underestimate the risk of electrical overloads
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
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