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Southeastern Indiana REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Osgood, Indiana. As a cooperative, Southeastern Indiana REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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From State Police to power industry

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Posted on Jul 01, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

When Curt Durnil joined Hoosier Energy in November 2020 as its communications coordinator, media and public relations, he brought with him a solid public service background — just in a different field. For the past 26 years, he was the Indiana State Police’s public information officer. Indiana Connection sat down with Durnil to learn more… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up

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Posted on Jun 05, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Can donating a few pennies a month to help others really make an impact? They can when those pennies are combined with similar donations from other electric cooperative consumers. That is the whole premise behind Operation Round Up. Through the aptly named program, those who receive their electric service from a cooperative like Southeastern Indiana… Continue reading.

Fiber Internet

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Posted on Jun 05, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Internet is a necessity in today’s world. It is needed to do almost everything: attend school, complete homework, run a business, access doctors and medical care, or even stream a movie with your family.  Unfortunately for many rural Americans, internet access is limited at best. For many, it simply isn’t even an option because there… Continue reading.

Farm or rural business opportunity

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Posted on Jun 05, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC and Hoosier Energy have teamed up to offer your farm or rural business the opportunity to take part in a shared cost American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Level II Energy Audit. Certified energy auditors will review your operation’s energy consumption, facilities equipment and run-times in an on-site visit to… Continue reading.

Powering Community

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Posted on May 24, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Cooperative leaders formed Hoosier Energy in 1949 to help electrify rural communities. Today, the generation and transmission cooperative serves 18 member systems in southern and central Indiana and southeastern Illinois.  At the heart of the cooperative culture is an honest desire to provide services that value reliability, affordability and sustainability. These aspects connect to Hoosier… Continue reading.

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Survey on ‘cooperative difference’ underway

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives (TSE Services) will soon be offering electric consumers the opportunity to share their thoughts on what makes the “cooperative difference.” Consumers may be contacted to share their opinions via online surveys or by a simple telephone conversation.  TSE Services is a cooperatively owned research company that has annually gathered data from members… Continue reading.

When will broadband be coming to our neighborhood

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC is planning a fiber-to-the-home construction project that will provide high-speed internet to approximately 20,000 homes in Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties. “The build-out will be completed in four phases over the next four years,” said Bryan Miller, director of information technology and diversified services. “It’s an aggressive timeline,… Continue reading.

The Beetle Battle

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Posted on Apr 23, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Twice every year, Jared Murphy climbs into a helicopter to patrol miles and miles of transmission rights-of-way that crisscross southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.  As vegetation management coordinator, Murphy is looking for dead trees, overgrown brush or any other vegetation growth threatening to interfere with power lines along Hoosier Energy’s nearly 1,700-mile transmission network.  … Continue reading.

Building for the Future

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Posted on Apr 06, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC has a mission “to safely provide reliable electricity and diversified services to the members and communities we serve.” We also have a vision, of “improving the quality of life in southeast Indiana.” These are the goals of the team at Southeastern Indiana REMC. Everyone from the board of directors to the newest… Continue reading.

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