Q&A: HEATS a refreshing cool breeze with Dave Helton
Dave Helton’s been in the electric industry since 1990. During that time, he’s been a contractor, a lineman and for the past nine years a safety instructor for the Hoosier Energy Apprenticeship, Training and Safety (HEATS) program for apprentice linemen.... Read »
Cooperatives spring into action for annual Indiana Community Day
One of the core cooperative principles is concern for community.   Hoosier Energy saw 15 of its member cooperatives put this into practice for the annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” as part of Co-op Month nationwide.   Community Day... Read »
Economic Development Q & A: Hoosier Energy named Top 20
Hoosier Energy made the cut when Site Selection magazine recently revealed its 2022 Top Utilities in Economic Development.   For Hoosier Energy, which was also featured in the publication for its efforts with ESG, being just one of 20 utilities so honored was... Read »
People make the difference at Electrify Indiana 2022
INDIANAPOLIS – In his closing remarks at Electrify Indiana 2022, Keith Dennis was focused on people, not technology.   “If we’re going to meet (the beneficial electrification) challenge and do it in a way that strengthens us, we have to... Read »
Electrify Indiana a sizzling success
INDIANAPOLIS – The previous incarnation of the Electrify Indiana conference took place three years ago at Hoosier Energy headquarters in Bloomington.   On September 22, the 2022 version upped the ante at The Westin in Indianapolis.   With over 270... Read »
Hoosier Energy members well-represented in lineman rodeo
The first-ever Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo was held Aug. 25-26 in Danville. The two-day event showcased the skills and safety training of electric cooperative lineworkers.   A total of 15 teams and 54 individuals competed in this year’s event,... Read »
A day off just what Clark County REMC needed
It started with a note in the suggestion box and ended with tears of joy three years later.   That was how Clark County REMC came to be closed to the public on Sept. 7 for an employee training and... Read »
No substitute for substation training
Hoosier Energy began annual substation training for the Member Systems in late July, and the sessions will continue through early November.   “Whereas Hoosier employees are in the substations potentially hundreds of times a year, the co-op linemen have very... Read »
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