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.
If your group or organization could benefit from a grant this fall, submit an application on or before Sept. 15. Applications are available online at southernindianapower.com under the “Community” menu.
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.
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.
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.
One of the things I love best about our community is the natural beauty that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for all sorts of wildlife. We know that you appreciate our community for many of the same reasons. At Southern Indiana Power, we… Continue reading.
The quickest way to lower your energy costs is to conserve. Here are some simple things you can do that will help you save energy this summer: Give your stove a rest. A microwave oven uses two-thirds less energy than your stove to cook and heat food. Other energy-savers: grilling outdoors or enjoying cold, healthy… Continue reading.
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.
When you get your bill, log in to your account and view your use for the month. Search by day or hours and compare it to your calendar to see what might have taken place that would have contributed to your high use. You can also view the average temp for that day! You can… Continue reading.
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.
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.
With record high inflation of nearly 8%, supply chain disruptions and soaring commodity prices are having a dramatic impact on our costs to supply electricity to you. More specifically, over the past 12 months, natural gas prices have risen 117%, coal prices have risen 167% and power market prices have risen 164%. These three variable… Continue reading.
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.