Eleven graduate electric lineworker apprenticeship program

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.

Steps to replacing a utility pole

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.

Avoid downed power lines!

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.

Passing of Dan Schuckman

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.

Charbonneau joins Indiana Electric Cooperatives

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.

Passing of Gerald E. Bowley

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