We are saddened to hear the news concerning the passing of Steven D. Hager, son of Rodney Hager, local director at Orange County REMC and serves as IEC director. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 24 at …Read More.
Make sure it’s up to snuff May is traditionally a big month for buying and selling homes. May is also National Electrical Safety Month. Your friends at your electric cooperative want to be sure that if you are buying a …Read More.
We are saddened to hear the news concerning the sudden passing of Donald L. Kerstiens, lineman at Dubois REC, Inc. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 22 in Saint Ferdinand Church, with …Read More.
A trooper’s “Smokey Bear” hat, a yellow safety vest, a hard hat. Who hasn’t seen at least one of these along the edge of a highway … hung upon a white wooden cross? And you know someone working for the …Read More.
“Electricity and water don’t mix” is a safety rule we’ve all heard. But when flooding occurs in our home, the cautionary voices echoing in our mind can be drowned out by the swell of the stress and water. Don’t jump …Read More.
Charging a cell phone is something we all do every day. No big deal, right. Wrong. Take these familiar scenarios, for example: You need a new charger. So, you head to the nearest gas station and grab one at a …Read More.
Eighteen 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.
Spring has sprung in the Hoosier state. It’s planting season for many of the state’s roughly 94,000 farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you to keep safety in mind …Read More.
Protects tax-exempt status of electric cooperatives Indiana Electric Cooperatives applauds the passage of the RURAL Act. The legislation, part of the spending bills signed Friday by the president, protects more than 900 electric cooperatives throughout the nation that risked losing …Read More.
Electric space heaters and blankets are great ways to stay toasty warm when the temperature drops. But don’t forget about safety before you plug in these chill-chasers. During these winter months, when space heaters and electric blankets come out of …Read More.
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