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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.

New year, new look

Posted on Jan 07, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

We depend on you because you power our success. When Southern Indiana Power does well, the community thrives because we’re all connected. We greatly value our connection to you, the members we serve. As we begin 2021, I think we can all agree it’s our chance for a fresh start. Over the past year, we… Continue reading.

Make your voice heard

Posted on Oct 04, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

There’s an old political saying, “if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.” This adage is the perfect answer to the question, “why vote?” It’s a blunt description of what happens when you don’t engage in the political process.  If you don’t vote, you’re not only missing the opportunity to support a candidate… Continue reading.

Giving back is the co-op way

Posted on Aug 29, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

As some of you might know, cooperatives across the globe adhere to the same seven cooperative principles that guide all of our decisions — from how we run the co-op, to how we engage with our local communities. Concern for community is the seventh principle, and it is one that all employees of Southern Indiana… Continue reading.