Case, Werner named inaugural scholarship winners

Whether it was the first grade or eighth grade, the dream began early.   On December 17, 2021, that dream became reality for Jasper’s Mitchell Werner and Greensburg’s Waylan Case as they graduated from the North American Lineman Training Center.   Both claimed their diploma from the school in McEwen, Tennessee, with the help of…

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Hoosier Energy approves strategic plan for the future

The Hoosier Energy Board of Directors recently approved new strategic priorities for the organization. The process included updating Hoosier’s vision and mission statements as well. They are now identifying initiatives that will fall within each priority and look forward to sharing those once finalized.   OUR VISION The trusted partner and provider of reliable, affordable…

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Hoosier’s Harding side by side with tornado victims

For Hoosier Energy’s Chad Harding, side-by-side is a way of life.   That goes for his hobby, riding side-by-side utility vehicles and serving as one of four administrators for the 6,400-plus members of the Southern Indiana SxS Facebook group.   But the term also fits that group’s mentality when it comes to adversity, opting to…

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Q&A: Heather Hughet on new Learning Management System

When the calendar turned from 2021 to 2022, the ball didn’t just drop in Times Square at midnight. A new learning management system, located at, also came online for Hoosier Energy employees as Docebo replaced Taleo Learn. Technology Support Services Team Lead Heather Hughet recently answered some questions from Gridlines about the change.  …

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Making a difference together

At the heart of the cooperative culture is an honest desire to provide services that value reliability, affordability and sustainability, as well as fairness to all. Find out how Hoosier Energy and its members are making a difference together.

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Resilient upgrades

Through an internal study, it was determined upgrading high voltage power poles from Bloomington to Sullivan would increase grid reliability. Find out how the multi-year project was completed ahead of schedule.

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Behind the lens

Hoosier Energy helps co-ops produce pre-recorded and live video productions as socially distant annual meetings take place during the pandemic.

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Selecting Safe Software

As organizations utilize more digital services, they can be exposed to cyber attacks if vendors used are not properly vetted. Bad actors are sneaky, sometimes persistent, and can move around networks undetected – SolarWinds can attest to that. 

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When Disaster Strikes

From tornadoes to cyberattacks, the world is not always as safe as we’d like it to be. Unfortunately, we’ve seen from places like Texas what can happen when millions of people are cut off from power. More than 100 people lost their lives in the state this winter due to hypothermia, carbon monoxide poisoning, fires and other accidents. 

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