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.
Staying safe is just as important for the Hoosier Energy workforce and member co-ops as it is for consumers like you. That is why Hoosier Energy worked with a member cooperative to create a live line demonstration to help cooperatives show the dangers of energized power lines. While you might have seen a similar demonstration… Continue reading.
Over the years, you’ve heard me expound on why and how Southeastern Indiana REMC 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, equity, inclusiveness and service to the greater good of the… Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives are finding ways to help close the rural digital divide, providing all Hoosiers the same opportunities. Affordable and reliable quality internet means life-altering improvements for rural Hoosiers in: Modern Health Care, including prompt access to specialists, and expanded monitoring and treatment options. Modern Education options so rural students can use technology previously available… Continue reading.
About 40 years ago, co-op leaders thought to develop a training program to ensure lineworkers had the skills and knowledge they needed to keep themselves and others safe on the job. Based on this idea, a formal training program was set into motion in 1974, and the first Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship Training and Safety (HEATS)… Continue reading.
Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the plans I have for you” declared the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” We may not know what this new year holds, or even what tomorrow will bring, but we continue to plan to build a brighter… Continue reading.
When we say that we live in a “connected” world, most of us think about technology, like our smartphones and other devices and gadgets. But when you’re a member of an electric co-op (that’s you!), there’s so much more to being part of our connected co-op community. As a member of Southeastern Indiana REMC, you… Continue reading.
Are you still thinking about running as a director candidate from district 2, 3 or 6? Contact any of the nominating committee members to discuss the qualifications and schedule an interview before Jan. 15. Visit seiremc.com or contact B.J. Myers at 800-737-4111 for more information. Nominating Committees District 2: Dennis Cormican, 812-637-3226; Dan McMullen,… Continue reading.
Baby, it’s cold outside! When you’re feeling chilly at home, there are several budget-friendly ways you can keep comfortable without turning up the thermostat. Here are five easy ways to stay cozy this winter. Whether you’re experiencing extremely cold winter temps or you simply “run cold,” an electric blanket can deliver quick warmth like a… Continue reading.
In his 27 years at Hoosier Energy, Line Foreman Mark Richardson has trekked countless hours across the hills and hollers of southern Indiana and Illinois to find downed power lines. Each winter storm comes with its own challenges complicated by cold temperatures and snowfall. Richardson recalls a rough snowstorm several years ago, when he and… Continue reading.