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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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November board meeting notes

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Posted on Jan 08, 2023 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. 30 board meeting: 1. All directors were present along with President/CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present were John Wolfram of Catalyst Consulting, LLC and Office/IT Manager Karen Mangum.  2. The Oct…. Continue reading.

Sommer named manager of member services 

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Posted on Jan 08, 2023 in Southern Indiana Power

Southern Indiana Power is pleased to announce that Andy Sommer has been named the Manager of Member Services at the cooperative, effective Nov. 28, 2022. His responsibilities will include all matters relating to marketing, advertising, sales, key accounts and member services. Previously, Sommer worked as regional account manager at Alpha Energy Solutions. He has a… Continue reading.

Always improving

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Posted on Dec 29, 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

Through a complex, dual-stage project, Hoosier Energy is working diligently to upgrade grid technology and infrastructure. Straddling the White River in Greene County, just southwest of Bloomfield, is a three-quarter mile stretch of Hoosier Energy power lines in the territory of the Utilities District of Western Indiana (UDWI) REMC.  Those lines were strategically placed out… Continue reading.

Steve Seibert

Season’s greetings!

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Posted on Dec 06, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

“The holidays.” I love everything about this time of year. The thought of the holiday season brings a smile to my face and evokes a sense of comfort and well-being. Recalling family gatherings and traditions when my parents were still here on this earth warms my heart and fills my senses. It’s also a time… Continue reading.

Youth programs are back!

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Posted on Dec 06, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

Camp Kilowatt | June 7-10 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn about energy while making new friends and enjoying activities and games.  This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming and much… Continue reading.

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Operation Round Up grants awarded

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Posted on Dec 05, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

Santa Claus Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.  To cover the cost of three P25 Voice Pagers for other responding agencies. Perry County Cattle Association  To help with the purchase of a carport to warehouse a cattle working chute and post-driver used by association members throughout the year. Widows Barrel Food Pantry  To help purchase a refrigerator… Continue reading.

October board meeting minutes

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Posted on Dec 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 Oct. 26 board meeting: 1. All directors were in attendance along with President/CEO Steve Seibert, Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton and Manager of Finance & Accounting Amy Ramsey.  2. The Sept. 28 board meeting minutes were reviewed… Continue reading.

On-the-job training

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

The Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship, Training and Safety (HEATS) program held its first in-person graduation program since 2019 this fall at French Lick Resort.  The program, which started in 1975 as a way to ensure linemen had proper job-related safety training, expanded over the years to include other co-op employees. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the… Continue reading.

Steve Seibert

Capital credit allocations to be refunded

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Posted on Nov 05, 2022 in Southern Indiana Power

At the end of each year, Southern Indiana Power calculates our operating margin, which is the amount our income exceeded our expenses during the year. We then allocate the operating margin as “capital credits” to each member based on the amount of electricity he/she purchased throughout the year. When our board of directors determines it’s… Continue reading.

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