To ensure electric cooperatives are best represented in policy decisions at the Indiana General Assembly and in Congress, IEC relies on a lot of different tools. From embracing the strong connections between member cooperatives and the communities they serve to …Read More.
Electric cooperatives have long maintained good stewardship of their members’ financial interests by maintaining not-for-profit, tax-exempt status under IRS regulations. To ensure its 501(c)(12) tax-exempt status is not forfeited, an electric cooperative cannot raise more than 15 percent of its …Read More.
The 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force hosted Oct. 31 what is believed to be its final meeting of 2019. To date, the task force has completed five hearings with another five meetings tentatively planned for the summer and …Read More.
Representatives of member cooperatives and IEC staff met with members of the lieutenant governor’s office and the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) to discuss the Next Level Connections broadband grant program. The beginning of the meeting was …Read More.
We are saddened to hear about the passing of former local director Joe Webb, from Clark County REMC. He was also the IEC director from 1987-2006, served as IEC board president from 1994-1996 and served a few years as the …Read More.
Cooperatives will volunteer their time to a statewide community day of service Indiana’s electric cooperatives will host the annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” Friday, Oct. 11. Twenty-seven of Indiana’s electric cooperatives will complete a project that meets a specific …Read More.
Picture this all too familiar scene: You walk into the living room after a long day at work and find your dog chewing on something (again). You ask him what he has in his mouth (like he’s going to answer …Read More.
We are saddened to hear that former LaGrange County REMC Board member Jim North passed away on Friday, September 13. Jim served on the LaGrange County board for almost 44 years and served as the IEC director for 22 of …Read More.
Award recognizes outstanding contributions to electric cooperative member services. Indiana Electric Cooperatives named Jeremy Montgomery the recipient of the 2019 Tom Taylor Award. Montgomery, energy advisor at Parke County REMC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member Services and …Read More.
Crews deploying to Florida Monday Indiana’s electric cooperatives are sending crews and equipment to assist in the Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts. The storm is expected to create widespread property and infrastructure damage throughout Florida and the southeastern part of the country. …Read More.
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