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The power behind your power

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

As we saw April come and go, it brought with it the showers that produced our lovely spring flowers. It also heralded the beginning of a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Southern Indiana Power strives to provide reliable electric service to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has… Continue reading.

How landfill methane power plants work

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Posted on Apr 18, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy landfill methane gas (LMG) units generate 18 megawatts of energy. It is part of the “all of the above” energy strategy that includes coal, natural gas and other renewable sources. LMG systems capture gases released from decaying organic material in solid waste landfills to power gas turbines like the one shown. Landfill generation… Continue reading.

Hydropower keeps energy flowing

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Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Since 2012, Hoosier Energy has had a power purchase agreement at a 4-megawatt hydroelectric facility near Dayton, Illinois. The plant produces about 18,000 megawatt-hours annually — enough to power about 1,500 homes. A 600-foot long dam on the Fox River regulates water flow that is directed to a side canal. Electricity at this facility is… Continue reading.

Meet your director candidates

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Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

Voting Procedure Each member of Southern Indiana Power will be mailed a registration card for the annual meeting. Members should present their registration card in person at one of the designated registration tables in order to register for the meeting and receive a ballot for the director election. Southern Indiana Power has an obligation to… Continue reading.

Conserve and save!

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Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

earn up to $60 per year in bill credits Members can help hold down the cost of electricity by managing their energy consumption with a energy management switch. Conserving energy reduces the amount of electricity used in your home during “peak” periods (the time it’s most expensive to generate). When periods of peak demand occur,… Continue reading.

February board meeting summary

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Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 23 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The Jan. 24 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates and vouchers… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

Scott Peter has been employed at the co-op for nearly 14 years. He was hired Aug. 16, 2004, as an apprentice lineman. Peter completed the HEATS program on Oct. 25, 2008, to become a journeyman lineman. He works as a crew leader on many projects. Peter resides in Perry County with his wife, Fannie. They… Continue reading.

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