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Southern Indiana Power is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Tell City, Indiana. As a cooperative, Southern Indiana Power 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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Return to Camp Kilowatt

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Posted on Sep 05, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

After a two-year hiatus and a name change, Camp Kilowatt (formerly Touchstone Energy Camp) re-energized from June 8 to 11 at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. This fun, powerful and unique experience brings incoming seventh graders to a 650-acre campground for a combination of traditional camp activities (e.g., archery, ziplining, swimming) and educational opportunities in… Continue reading.

July board meeting notes

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Posted on Sep 05, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the July 27 board meeting.  1. All directors were present. Also present were CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The June 30 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates were… Continue reading.

The butterfly effect

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Posted on Sep 02, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

This summer, Hoosier Energy became the first generation and transmission cooperative in the country to receive the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Certificate of Inclusion (COI) to join the Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for the monarch butterfly.  The butterfly’s migratory path and habitat go through the heart of Hoosier Energy’s service territory. If… Continue reading.

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Operation Round Up

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Posted on Aug 04, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

Since its inception, SIP’s Operation Round Up program has awarded grants to local organizations totaling $492,958. Have you signed up to participate? How it works When you choose to sign up for Operation Round Up, your electric bill is rounded up to the nearest whole dollar each month. For example, a bill of $74.25 would… Continue reading.

June board meeting notes

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Posted on Aug 04, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the June 30 board meeting.  1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton.  Also present was  Manager of Finance and Accounting Amy Ramsey. 2. The board approved the appointment of… Continue reading.

Consortium to improve fiber connectivity

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Posted on Jul 28, 2022 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

Fiber connectivity in and outside the state got a boost this summer when 21 electric and telephone cooperative service providers who offer communications services formed Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, LLC.  The consortium’s goal, Accord Chair James Tanneberger, president and CEO of South Central Indiana REMC, noted, is “to work with fellow providers of all kinds to… Continue reading.

Reliability and requests to reduce electricity use

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Posted on Jul 06, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

Balancing the demand for electricity with just-in-time supply and then transmitting the electricity over an expansive grid of transmission and distribution lines make the U.S. electric grid the most complex machine in our nation’s history. The national trend over the past several years has been to retire baseload coal generation and transition to more intermittent,… Continue reading.

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