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.
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative located in Bloomington. The G&T provides wholesale power and services to 18 member systems in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Hoosier Energy believes in an “all-of-the-above” power supply strategy that includes coal, natural gas and renewable energy sources. This strategy provides the best… Continue reading.
As some of you might know, cooperatives across the globe adhere to the same seven cooperative principles that guide all of our decisions from how we run the co-op to how we engage with our local communities. Concern for community is the seventh principle, and it is one that all employees of Southern Indiana Power… Continue reading.
With the demand for renewable energy projects growing, Southern Indiana Power is bringing the benefits of utility-scale solar energy to our community. Under bright sunny skies, directors and representatives from Southern Indiana Power, Dubois REC, Hoosier Energy and local officials dedicated a new, cooperative-owned, solar array on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Thousands of solar panels on… Continue reading.
During the Indiana Electric Cooperatives Community Day on Oct. 14, Southern Indiana employees volunteered their time to work in two locations. Photos below are from the project at the Derby Community Center to install underground electric service for outdoor lighting. Several other employees worked at Lincoln Trail Elementary School. They pressure washed the exterior, painted several… Continue reading.
Indiana’s electric cooperatives are honoring five young Hoosiers this month for making a difference in their communities. Two of the 2016 Youth Power and Hope Award recipients have local ties to Southern Indiana Power. Jace French of Leopold and Camiren Zellers of Tell City are the grandchildren of the late Donnie Etienne, former employee of… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Oct. 20 board meeting. All directors were present along with President/CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. The Sept. 20 and Sept. 28 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates and vouchers were… Continue reading.
The bronze statue outside the entrance to Hoosier Energy’s headquarters in Bloomington shows how our “commitment stands tall” to keep the lights on reflecting the core values of cooperative service.
Southern Indiana Power traveled to William Tell Elementary and Perry Central schools to teach electric safety with a live line demonstration. Tots Lots preschool kids came to the office for the demonstration and also experienced bucket truck demonstrations. Local law enforcement and EMA personnel, including Perry County Sheriff Dept., Tell City Police Dept., Cannelton Police… Continue reading.
There are so many benefits that come with co-op membership, but perhaps one of the best benefits is capital credits. What are capital credits, you ask? At the end of each year, Southern Indiana Power calculates our operating margin, which is the amount by which our income exceeded our expenses during the year. We then… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Sept. 28 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. The Aug. 31 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates and vouchers were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.
Safety at Hoosier Energy is so highly regarded that it tops the company’s list of core values and is an integral part of Hoosier Energy’s mission statement. Hoosier Energy’s “Safe by Choice” initiative is designed to emphasize safety both at work and at home. Below are three tips that we feel will help you and… Continue reading.
We all know electricity plays a major role in our everyday lives, and it is a powerful resource that should be respected. Unfortunately, our children often do not understand the dangers of electricity. At Southern Indiana Power, we encourage you to share electrical safety tips and lessons with your little ones as often as possible…. Continue reading.