Harry is heading home during a spring storm. It’s a particularly nasty one with high winds and lightning. As he arrives home, he comes across a downed pole and power line lying across his driveway. He’s tired and just wants …Read More.
Decatur County REMC named Brett Abplanalp the new chief executive officer of the Greensburg-based electric cooperative. Abplanalp will take the helm upon the March retirement of longtime president and general manager Don Schilling. Read More.
Spring has sprung in the Hoosier state. It’s planting season for many of the state’s roughly 58,000 farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you to spring into safety — especially …Read More.
Thirteen lineworkers graduated Saturday, Jan. 28, 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 …Read More.
One of the most basic electrical safety rules is “electricity and water don’t mix.” It’s especially important to keep that in mind if your home has been impacted by flooding. “Though it’s normal to want to get things cleaned up …Read More.
Most teenagers would never consider the morning rush before school life-threatening. There will be those days of drama: remembering a homework assignment due first period, or seeing the tiny zit on their forehead now looks like a third eye — …Read More.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives and their statewide magazine, Electric Consumer, will honor five young Hoosier electric cooperative members who are making a difference in their communities. The Youth Power and Hope Awards program honors students in fifth through eighth grades who …Read More.
In the mid-1960s, the Beatles jauntily sang about what life would be like “When I’m Sixty-Four.” Now, a half-century later, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are in their 70s, and those who are 64 and older are continuing to increase …Read More.
Decatur County REMC linemen are going head-to-head with Duke Energy linemen in the ‘battle of the beards’ to raise awareness about men’s health month and to raise funds for cancer research. Read More.
A new landfill gas-to-energy generating plant has opened in White County. The operation near Buffalo is the 16th of its kind from Indianapolis-based Wabash Valley Power Association. Read More: Herald Journal, Oct. 28, 2016 Inside Indiana Business, Oct. 28, 2016
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