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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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Statement of non-discrimination

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Posted on Jan 04, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital… Continue reading.

Apply for youth programs

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Posted on Jan 04, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Page Day (Jan. 22) Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. See the Senate in action, observe policy debates, assist legislators during session, and tour the governor’s office and Statehouse. REQUIREMENTS: You must be available on Jan. 22 and have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana Statehouse… Continue reading.

Summary of November board meeting

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Posted on Jan 04, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Nov. 20 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and administrative assistant Lisa Hinton.  2. The Oct. 30 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates and vouchers… Continue reading.

Lines that gallop

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Posted on Jan 02, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, General, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

When ice storms coat power lines, high winds can lead to lines that bounce and buck around. While rare, this movement is known as galloping lines.  Power lines are designed to sway, but if a wire is weighted down with ice and is pushed around from wind, it could move close to a grounded component… Continue reading.

Reflect on 2019, focus on 2020

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Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Southern Indiana Power

By Steve Seibert The holidays are a time of year that many of us eagerly anticipate. For me personally, I look forward to more time spent with family and friends. However, given the hustle and bustle of the season, the holidays can also offer an opportunity to slow down and reflect. All of us at… Continue reading.

Board election petitions available

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Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Southern Indiana Power

Being an electric cooperative member offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the decision-making process in a business. Because Southern Indiana Power is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for electing other members to take the leadership positions on the board of directors to help shape… Continue reading.

Meet our newest employee

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Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Southern Indiana Power

One thing you’ll immediately pick up on after two minutes with Tammy Berg is her fun personality and contagious laugh. You’ll also quickly understand why she stood out among other candidates because of her work ethic and attention to detail.  Berg graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in business administration…. Continue reading.

Quarterly Employee Spotlight

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Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Southern Indiana Power

Heather Toothman has been employed at the co-op for 16 years. She was hired July 7, 2003, as a cashier.  Her day-to-day duties include taking member payments, handling incoming calls, and assisting members with reconnects, disconnects and transfers. She is involved in the administrative process of the co-op’s rebate programs. She has also been involved… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up

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Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Southern Indiana Power

Operation Round Up is a volunteer program in which Southern Indiana Power members can choose to round up their electric bill to the next whole dollar each month, in order to help those in need. The money is used to provide assistance for all kinds of worthy projects in communities we serve. Operation Round Up… Continue reading.

Community Day held Nov. 1

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Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Southern Indiana Power

Southern Indiana Power employees spent one Friday in November helping two local elementary schools — Nancy Hanks and Perry Central Elementary. Two teams of six split up to travel to each school to distribute mulch on their playgrounds.  Each year, Indiana Electric Cooperatives set out a day in October for co-ops across Indiana to volunteer… Continue reading.

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