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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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SSHS receives $36,000 incentive check

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Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

This past fall South Spencer High School completed a two-year long renovation project.  During this project, all of the existing HVAC equipment was replaced and exchanged with energy-efficient, rooftop HVAC units that sit above each individual classroom. This allows each teacher the ability to control the temperature in each classroom. LED lighting also replaced traditional… Continue reading.

2020 employee spotlight

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Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Cody Pfeifer has been with the co-op for nearly eight years. He was hired Aug. 6, 2012, as an apprentice lineman. Pfeifer graduated from the HEATS program to become a journeyman lineman on Nov. 4, 2016. He lives in Perry County. When he isn’t working, he enjoys hunting, fishing and being outdoors.

News briefs

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Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Meter Update We are currently updating member meters around the Holiday World substation. Please be aware of our crews in the surrounding areas. Energy Assistance Participants are reminded that the moratorium on disconnection for non-payment ends March 15. Accounts assisted by EAP must be brought up to date beforehand or they may be disconnected the… Continue reading.

Enjoy the ride

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Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Electric vehicles (EV) are converging on the Midwest, albeit slowly. With their entrance, new challenges are being identified for members and cooperatives alike. Southern Indiana Power member Bradley Lynch has discovered that owning an electric car in a rural area brings with it a bit of celebrity. “People ask if they can take pictures of… Continue reading.

January board meeting highlights

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Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

To keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Jan. 29 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and administrative assistant Lisa Hinton.  2. The Dec. 18, 2019, board meeting minutes were approved. 3. The membership certificates and vouchers were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.

Pole-top rescue training focuses on speed, safety

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Posted on Feb 25, 2020 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

A second-generation line specialist, Dave Helton once saw his dad’s friends climbing poles and putting up power lines near his workplace. “After I saw that, I knew going forward I wanted to be a lineman,” says Helton, who has worked for Hoosier Energy almost 27 years. “I’ve never looked back. I love working with my… Continue reading.

Local linemen graduate at HEATS ceremony

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Posted on Feb 04, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Photos: Nancy Davis, apprenticeship manager at Ivy Tech, presents diplomas to Ryan Cassidy (left) and Clint Heeke.  The Hoosier Energy Apprentice Training and Safety program (HEATS) produced its 40th class of graduates in November. The program provides line, meter and substation specialists with specialized training that develops technical skills and safety excellence. The 2019 class… Continue reading.

New for 2020: Outage Number

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Posted on Feb 04, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

We’ve heard your frustrations during larger outages and the number one complaint was receiving a busy signal, so we’ve come up with some solutions to alleviate this problem. The first option is to use our toll-free number to report an outage. This will allow for unlimited lines to come into our office and/or call center… Continue reading.

Apply for youth programs

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Posted on Feb 04, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Touchstone Energy Camp (June 3-6) A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2020. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. Apply at TouchstoneEnergyCamp.org.  Indiana Youth Tour (June 18-25) Southern Indiana Power wants to send you on a weeklong,… Continue reading.

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