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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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Five organizations receive Operation Round Up grants

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Posted on May 03, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

At its March meeting, the SIREC Community Trust committee awarded a total of $17,350 in Operation Round Up grants. Receiving grants were: Chrisney Volunteer Fire Department: $2,650 for the purchase of Wildland fire resistant boots  Anderson Twp. Volunteer Fire Department: $3,300 to purchase Whelen LED light bars ($2,596) and Rear LED beacons ($700)  Spencer County… Continue reading.

We want to hear from YOU

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Posted on May 03, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

Throughout this month, Southern Indiana Power will be working with NRECA Market Research Services to complete member satisfaction surveys.  The surveys will be conducted both online and by email. However, not everyone will be contacted. If you are contacted, we would greatly appreciate a few minutes of your time to share your opinions of the… Continue reading.

March board highlights

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Posted on May 03, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the March 31 board meeting. 1. All directors were present. Also present were CEO Steve Seibert, Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton and Accountant Amy Ramsey.  Present via Webex was Earl Ridlen of the auditing firm LWG.  2. The… Continue reading.

The Beetle Battle

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Posted on Apr 23, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Twice every year, Jared Murphy climbs into a helicopter to patrol miles and miles of transmission rights-of-way that crisscross southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.  As vegetation management coordinator, Murphy is looking for dead trees, overgrown brush or any other vegetation growth threatening to interfere with power lines along Hoosier Energy’s nearly 1,700-mile transmission network.  … Continue reading.

Thank a lineman

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Posted on Mar 31, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

If you were asked to associate an image or a person with Southern Indiana Power, you’d probably picture a lineman. A lineman is one of the most visible employees of the co-op.  “Lineman” is listed as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the U.S. This is understandable as they perform detailed tasks… Continue reading.

2021 Director Candidates

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Posted on Mar 31, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

RANDY KLEAVING | DISTRICT 5  |  RESIDENCE: ANDERSON TOWNSHIP Randy Kleaving and his wife, Dawn, live in Anderson Township on Ashland Road in Perry County and are the parents of two sons, Blake and Adam. Kleaving has a self-employed farming operation raising grain and beef cattle. He is a volunteer fireman and serves on the… Continue reading.

February board highlights

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Posted on Mar 31, 2021 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. 24 board meeting.  1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton.   2. The Feb. 24 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The membership certificates were… Continue reading.

Co-op Careers: How to stand out in the crowd

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Posted on Mar 26, 2021 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

Five years ago, Tina Dixon joined Hoosier Energy’s human resources department. With over 20 years of experience today, Dixon helps the electric cooperative connect job applicants to available positions. She is on the frontline of seeing the Hoosier Energy workforce being built and how it is adapting to change.   “Through my experience at Hoosier… Continue reading.

Annual meeting update

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Posted on Mar 05, 2021 in Southern Indiana Power

Every year the cooperative is required to conduct an annual meeting of the membership. The purpose of the meeting is to hold an election of directors, share financial information and provide a cooperative update. Being a cooperative means we’re owned by you, our members. Southern Indiana Power’s annual meeting has always been a place for… Continue reading.

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