Tyler Manship Q&A: Bringing history with Hoosier to new role

Tyler Manship has spent more than 21 years as a lineman, 16 of those with Hoosier Energy, so he’s seen good days, bad days and most everything in between.   This past November, Manship was promoted to Transmission and Training Safety Specialist, stepping into the shoes of Kevin Burch. Manship recently spoke with GridLines about…

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Pair of Hoosier Energy co-ops receive apprenticeship grants

A pair of Hoosier Energy cooperatives were recently awarded grants as part of the State Apprenticeship Expansion program.   Clark County REMC was awarded $10,000 and Harrison County REMC $7,000 for apprentices dating back to 2019.   To qualify, apprentices must have at least 2,000 on-the-job training hours and be registered with the Department of…

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DER Subcommittee finding its footing

What started as an unknown six months ago has become a key component in determining the future for Hoosier Energy and its 18 member cooperatives.   The DER (distributed energy resources) Strategy Subcommittee met for the first time at Hoosier Energy headquarters in Bloomington back in September and has gathered momentum ever since.   Featuring…

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Clean sweep for Hoosier Energy in Youth Power and Hope Awards

The 2022 Youth Power and Hope Awards winners were announced at the Indiana Electric Cooperatives annual Recognition Banquet on Dec. 5, 2022, in Indianapolis, and it was a clean sweep for Hoosier Energy member cooperatives.   The awards program, coordinated by the staff of Indiana Connection magazine, has honored a select group of middle school…

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Hoosier Energy sees Winter Storm Elliott put up a fight

Winter Storm Elliott packed a punch in December, but Hoosier Energy’s 18 member cooperatives stood strong and experienced minimal disruptions.   The system absorbed a record-setting blow as temperatures dropped nearly 50 degrees in a span of 12 hours on Dec. 22 with two-to-three inches of snow across the service territory.   Overall, the average…

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Decatur County REMC hosts high school field trip

Decatur County REMC recently hosted a field trip from a dozen Greensburg High School seniors.   The students were treated to a variety of presentations designed to teach them about the cooperative and the utility industry.   The day started out with Decatur County REMC’s Pat Nobbe talking about distribution, Hoosier Energy’s Tommy Roberts speaking…

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