Aug. 11 is just one day a year, but your electric cooperative hopes the 8/11 date on the calendar will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 before a digging project any day of the year. Every …Read More.
The use of drones has increased rapidly in the past several years. Coming in various sizes ranging from hummingbird to bald eagle, these remote-controlled aircraft are being used in a vast number of ways by government, industries, commercial enterprises and …Read More.
Brian Christenberry named vice president of government relations Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Brian Christenberry to lead its government relations team. He will serve as the association’s vice president of government relations. Christenberry, who was previously the association’s director of …Read More.
Now that summer is here and the pandemic, it’s hoped, is mostly behind us, folks are trying to get back to a sense of normalcy. Part of that may be hosting belated graduation open houses, wedding receptions, garage sales and …Read More.
Nearby lightning strikes are most often associated with power surges in your home’s wiring that can damage electronics and appliances. But smaller power surges — voltage increases above the intended level in the flow of electricity — are far more …Read More.
The 2020 Indiana General concluded in early March. The following are summaries of the primary legislation from this session. HEA 1414 – ELECTRIC GENERATION Signed by governor March 21 Bill Summary A public utility may not retire, sell or transfer …Read More.
Late in 2019, IEC heard from some member cooperatives several complaints about certain utilities not marking their facilities in the statutory time frame, and cooperatives were inadvertently cutting facilities owned by other utilities. The issue was discussed with some legislators …Read More.
Duke Energy Indiana v. J. & J Development Company On February 5, 2020, the Indiana Court of Appeals handed down a decision on Duke Energy Indiana v. J & J Development Company regarding the rights of easement owners. J & …Read More.
We are saddened to hear the news concerning the recent passing of Richard (Bubba) Brickley, retired lineman of Heartland REMC. Attached you will find the obituary at http://www.thegmcfamily.com/obituary/richard-dick-brickley
For many Hoosiers, the COVID-19 pandemic is not just a public health crisis – it is a growing economic crisis as well. Indiana’s electric cooperatives are temporarily suspending the disconnection of service due to non-payment and many are waiving late …Read More.
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