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SIP Annual Meeting update

Posted on Mar 07, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

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 2022 Southern Indiana Power annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Tell City Jr./Sr. High School’s auditorium…. Continue reading.

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5 reasons we love serving you

Posted on Feb 03, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

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.

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Season’s greetings

Posted on Dec 08, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

“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.

Capital credits to be refunded

Posted on Nov 07, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

What are capital credits? At the end of each year, Southern Indiana Power calculates our operating margin, which is the amount by which 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… Continue reading.

It’s a matter of principles

Posted on Oct 04, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

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.

Understanding power blinks and surges

Posted on Jul 31, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

Have you ever noticed your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a blinking microwave clock when you arrive home. When this happens, you’ve likely experienced a brief disruption to your electric service, which could result from a blink or a power surge. While the symptoms of blinks and surges can appear similar,… Continue reading.

Spray crews help maintain reliability

Posted on Jul 05, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

Southern Indiana Power serves members across more than 1,600 miles of line. These lines must be kept clear of trees and vegetation to supply you with reliable service. Clearing the right-of-way (ROW) is critical to keeping your lights on. Power interruptions occur when trees or bush grow too close to power lines. Of course, in… Continue reading.

Tree trimming service for all

Posted on May 03, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

At Southern Indiana Power, we strive to maintain a reliable power supply by keeping power lines clear in rights-of-way (ROW). A right-of-way is the land we use to construct, maintain, replace or repair underground and overhead power lines. Rights-of-way enable the co-op to provide clearance from trees and other obstructions that could hinder the power… Continue reading.

Annual meeting update

Posted on Mar 05, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

Every year the cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the membership. The purpose of the meeting is to hold an election of directors, share financial information and provide a cooperative update. Being a cooperative means we’re owned by you, our members. Southern Indiana Power’s annual meeting has always been a place for… Continue reading.

Committed to you and a cooperative culture

Posted on Jan 28, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

Over the years, you’ve heard me explain how Southern Indiana Power is different — because we’re a cooperative. Our business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core values of honesty, transparency and service to the greater good of the community. Electric cooperatives have a… Continue reading.