Distribution Lines vs Transmission Lines
Transmission and distribution power lines are a vital part of “the grid.” These lines incorporate separate voltages as power is transmitted from generating stations to member-consumers.
Get to Know Adam Roberts
EnergyLines sat down with Adam Roberts to learn about his career at Hoosier Energy, what challenges the utility might face in the next few years and what college team his family is a fan of.

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Adoption of the Interconnected Home
As technology advances, it helps electric consumers manage their energy use in new and engaging ways. Appliance and HVAC controls provide ways to help consumers reduce energy use during times of peak load demand. While these interconnected controls and devices are not new, their use is increasing as member-consumers take their first steps toward a connected home.
Measuring Efficiency - The Heat Is On!
Heat rate measures the efficiency of the units at the Merom Generating Station to convert energy (BTUs of energy from coal) to megawatts of electricity. Heat rate is similar to the gas mileage of a car, except that for a car, higher numbers indicate efficiency – going more miles on fewer gallons of gas. At the Merom Generating Station, a lower number is better.
Get to Know Rob Horton
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2019 EnergyLines archive
EnergyLines is published monthly by Hoosier Energy’s Communication Department for members, employees and retirees of Hoosier Energy.
2018 Year-in-Review
The year 2018 was a time of transition for our cooperative and our industry. We experienced leadership changes at member cooperatives and at Hoosier Energy.
Hoosier Energy Announces New CFO
Hoosier Energy has announced Adam Roberts as its new chief financial officer. Roberts fills the position left by Donna Walker, who was promoted to president and chief executive officer in November.
Interconnecting the Grid
Hoosier Energy has interconnect points with other utilities on the grid. As power is transmitted – either being purchased or sold from one utility to another – equipment known as tie lines are used to provide an economical path for the energy to be supplied to the load.
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