Going all-electric
in southern Indiana
Electric vehicles (EV) are converging on the Midwest, albeit slowly. With their entrance, new challenges are being identified for members and cooperatives alike. EnergyLines was able to reach out to Southern Indiana Power member-consumer Bradley Lynch to discuss the challenges he faces with owning an all-electric car in Southern Indiana.
Providing access to all
In December 2017, South Central Indiana REMC board of directors made the decision to create SCI Fiber, a business division that would not only provide high-speed internet access to its members, but also a smart grid to improve system reliability and lay the foundation for broader infrastructure that could elevate Indiana’s connectivity standing in the country.
Grant helps clinic stay free
Lori Grubbs, vice chair of the board of directors for Volunteers in Medicine Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties, says the free clinic was at a crossroads when it received a $1,000 grant from the Southeastern Indiana REMC’s Operation RoundUp.
All in a day's work for facilities employee
The Facilities Department at Hoosier Energy is tasked with maintaining more than 70 locations 24/7/365. From maintaining generators to office maintenance, the team of eight keeps the cooperative running smoothly. EnergyLines followed Brad Smith for a day. What took place was average until an emergency call came in.
Safety and training program celebrates 45 years of excellence
The Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship and Training Safety (HEATS) Program celebrates its 45th year.
Safety and training program grows
The Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship and Training Safety (HEATS) Program is celebrating its 40th graduation this year.
Co-op board members gather to learn about power provider
With member-cooperatives located across central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois, it can be challenging for co-op leaders to meet. To help, an event at Hoosier Energy’s Power Delivery and Operations Center was held for Board members to learn about their generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative.
Building your company's safety culture to succeed
During safety week at the Merom Generating Station, keynote speaker Garrison Wynn explained a process that helps communicate effectively and improve an organization’s performance. It all starts with a strong safety culture.
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