Eleven cooperatives send crews to storm-damaged Kentucky, Virginia Eleven Indiana electric cooperatives sent crews and equipment to assist with the power restoration efforts in Kentucky and Virginia after ice storms moved through the states. Twelve electric cooperative lineworkers were dispatched …Read More.
Eleven lineworkers graduated Saturday from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ apprenticeship program, Rural Electric Apprentice 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 …Read More.
Utility poles remain the backbone of most electric distribution systems. After more than 80 years since electric cooperatives first set them throughout rural Indiana, they remain the most cost-effective way to safely support power lines, insulators, transformers and other electric …Read More.
Power lines crisscross our countryside, bringing the benefits of electricity. But storms or accidents can knock them from their perch and put them on the ground or within reach. Just because they’re down doesn’t mean they’re dead. “Keeping your distance …Read More.
Spring has arrived with its profusion of color: whites and pinks and orange — as in the orange of work zones. National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 26-30. The focus of the week: reminding motorists to be careful around …Read More.
We are saddened to hear the news concerning the passing of Dan Schuckman. Dan was the board chairman at WIN Energy REMC and also served as director on the Hoosier Energy Board. The family will hold private services at Goodwin-Sievers …Read More.
Rebecca Strait named regulatory consultant Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Rebecca Strait to its regulatory compliance team. She will serve as a regulatory consultant for the association. As a regulatory consultant, Strait is responsible for supporting the efforts of member …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Michael Charbonneau to its government relations team. He will serve as the association’s director of external government relations. Charbonneau will be responsible for representing IEC, its member cooperatives and the generation and transmission cooperatives with state and …Read More.
The phrase “mother knows best” certainly rings true for Brandon Sutter, IT systems operations manager at Kankakee Valley REMC. After all, she’s the one who, 15 years ago, advised her teenaged son to take a job offered at the Wanatah-based …Read More.
We are saddened to hear the news concerning the passing of Gerald E. (Jerry) Bowley, father of Tim Bowley. Tim is the Operations Manager at Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative, Inc. Below you will find the obituary. http://www.miller-rosckafh.com/getobituary.php?obit_selection=2715
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