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.
“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.
Andrew Schroeder has been employed at Southern Indiana Power for seven years. He was hired March 10, 2014, to his current position of warehouse manager. Schroeder’s duties include purchasing, receiving, work order accounting and facility maintenance. He lives in Evanston with his wife, Trista, and son, Jonah. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending… Continue reading.
If you reside in one of following townships and are interested in running for election, please contact the office in January to get your petition. District 1 (Luce and Ohio townships in Spencer County) District 2 (Grass, Jackson and Clay townships in Spencer County, as well as part of Warrick County) District 7 (Clark and… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana Power’s Operation Round Up program recently awarded $15,891 in grants to local community organizations in need of assistance. Those organizations receiving funds are: St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Dept. — new battery-operated extrication tools. Tell City Jr. Sr. High School — necessities for students in need Santa Claus Community Center — trash receptacles and… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Oct. 27 board meeting. 1. All directors were in attendance along with President/CEO Steve Seibert, Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton and Manager of Finance and Accounting Amy Ramsey. 2. The Sept. 29 board meeting minutes were reviewed… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy, your co-op’s power provider, routinely inspects grid components, including the conductor that transmits high-voltage power throughout central and southern Indiana. This process is labor-intensive as it requires de-energizing a portion of the grid. Line crews can then safely remove a section of the conductor and send it to a lab to determine if… Continue reading.
What are capital credits? 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 allocate the operating margin as “capital credits” to each member based on the amount of electricity he/she purchased throughout the year. When… Continue reading.
Cooperative employees helped assist the National Forest Service and Richland City with a couple of projects on Oct. 5. Jobs included cleanup work on a few trails as well as converting a few bridges to culverts. In Richland, employees changed out ballpark lights. Southern Indiana Power is proud to be able to help our communities!
Southern Indiana Power recently sponsored both the Perry and Spencer county rivalry high school football games. The first 50 fans entering the gate on both sides received a Southern Indiana Power bleacher cushion as well as the chance to catch a T-shirt (designs to the right), which were thrown out by the cheerleaders at halftime…. Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Sept. 29 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert, Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton and Office/IT Manager Karen Mangum. 2. The Aug. 31 board meeting minutes and special board meeting minutes were… Continue reading.
Renewable energy is expanding across the nation – including right here in Indiana. A 120 MW solar project named Rustic Hills Solar will be built in Warrick County bringing energy to 17,000 homes. To accomplish this power output, the project will encompass 640 acres and provide jobs for 300 Hoosiers to build the solar array…. Continue reading.
Superior Ag, PSC and Southern Indiana Power all share something in common: We’re all cooperatives. We may be in different industries, but we all share a passion for serving our members and helping our communities. October is National Co-op Month, so this is the perfect time to reflect on three of our seven principles that… Continue reading.