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UDWI goes greenscreen for capital credits video

Capital credits are one of the unique aspects of cooperative membership.   Explaining them can be as big of a mystery as the Bermuda Triangle with members either getting lost in the fog or just emerging with a treasured check in hand.   The Utilities District of Western Indiana (UDWI) recently opted to clear the…


Second Annual Community Impact Week bigger and better

  Tuesday saw the first Community Impact Week Event in Owen County, as a handful of Hoosier Energy employees helped pack approximately four pallets (160 boxes) of food, which were loaded along with other items on Wednesday. Volunteers also helped sort food in bins, broke down cardboard boxes for recycling and filled bags with applesauce…


Resilience at the heart of annual meeting

Nobody gets a smooth ride.   No one knows that better than electric cooperatives.   So as Hoosier Energy marked its 75th anniversary at the 2024 Annual Meeting in French Lick, it was only fitting that the theme was Cooperative Resilience.   With all 18 member cooperatives in attendance, this meeting wasn’t merely a look…

Hoosier Energy crew members work from bucket tracks nearly 100 feet in the air.

Woodpecker to blame for Redbird Line Rebuild

Some projects are for the birds, and some are because of the birds.   It was a case of the latter for Hoosier Energy’s recent Redbird Line Rebuild.   With a right of way running through the Redbird State Recreation Area in Greene County, last spring a hole was spotted in one of the poles…



Hoosier Energy offering Technical Assistance for USDA Rural Energy for America Program Grants

Hoosier, GDS Associates offer expert assistance to determine eligibility, qualifying projects   Bloomington, Ind. — In an effort to provide technical support to agricultural producers and rural small businesses applying to the USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP), Hoosier Energy, along with GDS Associates, is now assisting applicants from the state of Indiana in…


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 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.