The North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) issued a warning for the MISO region this summer followed by its highest-level alert ever given for this coming winter. This alert is letting people know that in extreme temperatures our electric generation supply simply cannot keep up with demand. If the supply/demand problem becomes too great, our regional… Continue reading.
Safety Everything we do at Southern Indiana Power must begin with a focus on safety. I am pleased to report that the cooperative did not experience a serious accident or injury in 2022. Since 2008, the cooperative has been recognized for attaining the NRECA national standard of “Safety Achievement.” I would like to congratulate all… Continue reading.
At Southern Indiana Power, we recognize Electrical Safety Month every May, but we also know the importance of practicing safety year-round. We recognize that everyone has a part to play in prioritizing safety. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, thousands of people in the U.S. are critically injured or electrocuted as a result of… Continue reading.
You’ve likely noticed Southern Indiana Power’s crews out and about, working on power lines in our community. It’s no secret that a lineman’s job is tough — but it’s a job that’s essential and must be done. This month, as we celebrate Lineman Appreciation Day on April 10, I thought I’d share some interesting facts… Continue reading.
Every year, the cooperative conducts an annual meeting of the membership. The purpose of the meeting is to elect directors, share previous years’ financial results and provide an overall cooperative update. The 2023 Southern Indiana Power annual meeting will be held on Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at Tell City Jr./Sr. High School’s auditorium…. Continue reading.
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed with special observances like Presidents Day, Groundhog Day and Valentine’s Day. They all have something in common; they were created to draw attention to a particular issue or theme. Valentine’s Day may seem like an observance originally created by a greeting card company… Continue reading.
Beginning Jan. 1, Southern Indiana Power members will see on average a 4% increase in their overall electric bills. The monthly bill for a member using 1,000 kilowatt-hours will be increasing about $5.70, or 4% higher than current charges. The explanation for the increase is due to the rising costs of the fuels used to generate… Continue reading.
“The holidays.” I love everything about this time of year. The thought of the holiday season brings a smile to my face and evokes a sense of comfort and well-being. Recalling family gatherings and traditions when my parents were still here on this earth warms my heart and fills my senses. It’s also a time… Continue reading.
At the end of each year, Southern Indiana Power calculates our operating margin, which is the amount our income exceeded our expenses during the year. We then allocate the operating margin as “capital credits” to each member based on the amount of electricity he/she purchased throughout the year. When our board of directors determines it’s… Continue reading.
Superior Ag, PSC and Southern Indiana Power all share something in common: we’re all cooperatives. We may be in different industries, but we all share a passion for serving our members and helping our communities. October is National Co-op Month, so this is the perfect time to reflect on three of our seven principles that… Continue reading.
At Southern Indiana Power, we are constantly striving to improve our operational efficiency so we can provide the most reliable electric service possible for our member owners. We rely on data for nearly every aspect of our operations, which is why we need your help. By making sure we have your most accurate and complete… Continue reading.
One of the things I love best about our community is the natural beauty that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for all sorts of wildlife. We know that you appreciate our community for many of the same reasons. At Southern Indiana Power, we… Continue reading.