Southeastern Indiana REMC
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.
Rebates for electric outdoor equipment
Southeastern Indiana REMC offers a rebate for corded or battery outdoor equipment. Eligible equipment Lawnmower (minimum of 36 volts) String trimmer Leaf blower Chainsaw Snow blower Roto-tiller Pressure washer Requirements Equipment must be purchased new. Reconditioned or refurbished equipment are not eligible. Equipment must have a minimum one-year warranty. Submission must be within 90 days… Continue reading.
Back after a pandemic pause
The 2022 Annual Meeting of your electric cooperative’s power provider, Hoosier Energy, returned to the French Lick Resort on April 7 after a three-year pause due to the pandemic. All of the generation and transmission cooperative’s 18 member cooperatives (including your local electric cooperative) were represented and on hand. The guest list was pared down… Continue reading.
Fiber service update
There is currently an 8-10 week waiting period for installation once a member has signed up for service and paid the required fees. Some of the materials needed to complete installations are on back order, so the wait times may increase until those items become available.
Annual meeting highlights
It was so good to meet in person and see so many of our members at our annual meeting on March 26. Here are a few highlights from the event. Director election There were 3,245 votes cast in the director election this year. It’s encouraging to see our members taking an interest in the leadership… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy and its 18 member distribution cooperatives officially launched the WhyElectrify website, www.whyelectrify.com, on March 1. WhyElectrify is a one-stop resource to get answers for your energy questions. “There really was a lack of educational resources for member-consumers to learn about what’s happening in the industry, what’s happening with technology,” said Hoosier Energy Manager… Continue reading.
The power behind your power
You’ve likely noticed Southeastern Indiana REMC’s crews out and about, working on power lines and other electrical equipment in our community. It’s no secret that a lineworker’s job is tough — but it’s a job that’s essential and must be done, often in challenging conditions. Here are some interesting facts about electric lineworkers. The work… Continue reading.
We love trees, too!
We know everyone in our community enjoys the beauty and shade trees provide. But trees and power lines can be a dangerous mix without regular trimming during the growing season. If you see us out in the community trimming, remember the many benefits it brings: Keeps power lines clear of tree limbs Helps us restore… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy sells Merom Generating Station
Hoosier Energy’s Merom Generating Station in Sullivan County has a new owner — Hallador Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Terre Haute-based Hallador Energy Company. The transaction — which includes a 3 ½ year power purchase agreement (PPA) — is scheduled to close in mid-July once required governmental and financial approvals are obtained. Here’s what… Continue reading.