Electricity is a major cause of house fires each year. Since outdated electrical systems can’t handle the demands of today’s devices, malfunctions, electrical fires, injury and electrocution may result. We may forget that like our phones, which update with a …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Julie Strohmeier to its staff; she will serve as the association’s office coordinator. Strohmeier is responsible for the day-to-day office operations, including coordinating details for meetings, maintaining the association’s member communication database, and providing administrative …Read More.
Lightning safety begins when you hear the rumble of the thunder in an impending storm. Growing up, your parents might have told you to count the seconds between the thunder and a strike of lightning to know how far away …Read More.
Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Corey M. Willis to its leadership team. Willis will serve as the association’s vice president of information services. Willis will lead the association’s internal information technology services, which will include implementing a learning management system …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives are celebrating Lineworker Appreciation Day Monday, April 9, and recognizing their line crews the month of April. “We honor the dedicated men and women who often perform their duties in dangerous conditions to keep the lights on,” …Read More.
Born with a natural curiosity, children are always exploring, asking questions and trying new things to understand the world around them. Unfortunately, that curiosity can be dangerous – and even deadly – when it comes to electricity. “There are 400 …Read More.
Storms in Indiana can be unpredictable, and while many residents might think the dangers have receded once they pass, those at Indiana’s electric cooperatives know dangers can occur during the storm recovery period. Keeping your distance from downed power lines …Read More.
NASHVILLE – Indiana Electric Cooperatives CEO Tom VanParis appeared Monday on RFD-TV to discuss the important role electric cooperatives play in rural communities. He joined the CEOs from the Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia electric cooperative statewide associations, and a Tennessee distribution cooperative for …Read More.
The sun is shining, and we’re finally seeing May flowers blooming. What better way to transition from spring to summer than by spending time outdoors? Those at your electric cooperative remind you electrical hazards are not only present indoors; they …Read More.
Twelve 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 576 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job …Read More.
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