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Bikes just one thing on the list for Desert Rose Foundation

Julie Myers keeps a running list.   So, when Hoosier Energy reached out this spring to offer four bikes to Desert Rose Foundation in Martinsville, Myers was ready to give each of them a new home.   New homes are Myers’ specialty as a Case Manager/Victim Advocate for Desert Rose, which provides assistance for victims…


A little cooperation goes a long way toward repairing storm damage

Cooperation among cooperatives.   This is a principle that’s been repeated many times, but the practical application is unmistakably crucial.   That was once again the case with this spring’s tornado damage throughout the Hoosier Energy footprint.   In assessing the damage, several items were in short supply. Hoosier Energy Manager of Purchases and Contracts…


Linemen make electrifying trip to Guatemala with Project Indiana

For the first time since 2019, Project Indiana from Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) brought electrification to the people of Guatemala.   Eight linemen from Hoosier Energy member cooperatives were among the crew that traveled to Pena Roja, a village of 26 families in the mountains of western Guatemala along the Mexican border from April 27-May…


Community Impact Week a smash hit for Hoosier Energy

Hoosier Energy saw 25% of its workforce participate in the first-ever Community Impact Week from April 17-21.   More than 70 employees contributed to a variety of projects running Monday through Friday.   The week started with Backpack Buddies, a program that puts together bags of food for low-income children to take home on the…



Hoosier Energy, Hallador Energy Company finalize ownership transfer of Merom Generating Station, multiyear PPA

TERRE HAUTE & BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Hallador Energy Company (NASDAQ – HNRG), through its new subsidiary Hallador Power Company, LLC, has finalized its acquisition of Hoosier Energy’s 1-Gigawatt Merom Generating Station, located in Sullivan County, Indiana, in return for assuming certain decommissioning costs and environmental responsibilities. The transaction includes a 3.5-year power purchase agreement (PPA).…


Hoosier Energy Promotes Industry Veteran to Manager

Hoosier Energy has promoted Mark Thompson to Manager of Market-Based Rates and Special Contracts. Thompson previously served as a Key Accounts Manager at Hoosier and was responsible for implementation and assistance in developing programs focused on supporting large commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers for Member Systems.


Hoosier Energy hires Manager of Project Management Office

Hoosier Energy has named Chad Cornelius Manager of the Project Management Office. Cornelius and his team are responsible for ensuring standards, practices and procedures are consistently applied across the company’s project work plan. His primary focus is to build, standardize and continuously improve departmental and interdepartmental project management processes.


Hoosier Energy names Manager of Power Supply Portfolio

Hoosier Energy has named Cory Samm as Manager of Power Supply Portfolio. In this role, Samm will create and settle contracts with counterparties for portfolio purchasing, assist in decision-making and justification for new generation construction, conversion, sales, or partnerships, and assist in contract management of existing executed resources.


Hoosier Energy names Manager of Portfolio Optimization

Hoosier Energy has named Josh Cisney as Manager of Portfolio Optimization. In the new role, Cisney will support and help manage the company’s active supply portfolio, including negotiation, procurement, and oversight of resources through various term-energy and capacity-product contracts. He will also identify and assess alternative commercial strategies and non-traditional power supply resources, analyzing portfolio impacts to optimize member value and manage risk.