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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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Welcome our new employee

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Posted on Jul 28, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

James Applegate Years of service: 5 months Title: Journeyman lineman James Applegate is Southern Indiana Power’s newest employee. He was hired Feb. 10 as a journeyman lineman. Applegate previously worked as a journeyman lineman at Tell City Electric Department where he had been employed since 2012. He lives in Tell City with his wife, Kristi,… Continue reading.

Board meeting highlights for June

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Posted on Jul 28, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

To keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the June 24 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert. Also present was Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2.  The May 27 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates were reviewed. 4…. Continue reading.

Grant Funding: Helping Small Businesses During Pandemic

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Posted on Jul 24, 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

Just days before closing the One Southern Indiana office for the COVID-19 pandemic, President and CEO Wendy Dant Chesser had two challenges facing the economic development and Chamber of Commerce organization — how to not only sustain, but also help the 1,068 business members that would be scared and hurting financially.  Board and team members… Continue reading.

New Law For Drivers

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Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Drivers are now prohibited from using handheld devices while driving on Indiana roads. The new legislation intended to combat distracted driving prohibits drivers from holding or using a handheld mobile device while operating a moving vehicle.  A few facts about the new law:  Violators can be fined up to $500 and lose their driver’s license… Continue reading.

Patriotism In Action

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Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, patriotism is “the love for or devotion to one’s country.” Perhaps no other day of the year evokes such a sense of patriotism than Independence Day. With flags rippling in the wind and red, white and blue bunting adorning porches, it’s easy to feel a swell of pride for our country…. Continue reading.

Serving the need in our communities

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Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Recently, Southern Indiana Power donated $1,000 each to our local schools. Cannelton, North Spencer, Perry Central, South Spencer and Tell City school corporations provide breakfast and lunch programs to students during the school year and summer but also provided an option during the COVID-19 pandemic as well. Families could pick up their food at the… Continue reading.

2020 youth programs canceled

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Posted on Jul 05, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Every year, Southern Indiana Power accepts applications for the Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., and Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston. These opportunities have been a great way for the co-op to connect with our youth. In April, our national and statewide associations decided to cancel both programs due to COVID-19. The health… Continue reading.

Diligent effort

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Posted on Jun 30, 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

Thank you! Hoosier Energy employees who work in operations can’t always practice social distancing to get the job done. The work these employees do is recognized by many including Merom Generating Station Plant Manager Karl Back. “Our people are responding very well to a difficult situation, which is not surprising to me with the culture… Continue reading.

A look back

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Posted on Jun 05, 2020 in Southern Indiana Power

Southern Indiana Power’s annual meeting has always been a place for old friends to converse and new friendships to form. We also glance into the past and look into future of the cooperative. The main purpose of the annual meeting is to hold elections for the board of directors, share financial information and listen to… Continue reading.

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