Jackson County REMC, Hoosier Energy smart thermostat pilot demonstrates significant opportunity for energy, cost savings
As technology for smart thermostats continues to improve, Jackson County REMC is studying ways to maximize these devices’ efficiency and cost saving opportunities for its member-consumers. The REMC recently completed an 18-month pilot program – in collaboration with Hoosier Energy and National Rural Electric Cooperative Association – (NRECA), involving 200 of its members.
Hoosier Energy has named Tommy Roberts as Engineering Services Manager. A Hoosier Energy veteran, Roberts now leads Hoosier Energy’s corporate engineering teams who focus on Power Systems Design, Reliability and Asset Management, and System Planning. These teams assure Hoosier Energy’s generation and transmission systems, along with Member Distribution systems (as requested) are designed, and maintained to meet safety, reliability, and regulatory industry standards.
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Hoosier Energy and Clēnera are pleased to announce a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Hoosier Energy and Clēnera’s affiliate, Rustic Hills Solar LLC. The Rustic Hills Solar PPA has a 20-year contract term and is Hoosier Energy’s first PPA with Clēnera, a developer of large-scale solar and storage projects, and a subsidiary of Enlight Renewable Energy LTD (TASE: ENLT).
Hoosier Energy hires strategic intelligence manager to build deeper understanding of evolving energy industry
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Hoosier Energy today announced Jennifer Richardson as its new Manager of Strategic Intelligence. Richardson is tasked with building a deeper understanding of financial markets, competitive landscapes and the many other variables impacting the ever-evolving energy industry. She will also facilitate the identification, planning and execution of Hoosier Energy’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals and priorities.
Longtime Hoosier Energy Directors and Board Officers Eugene Roberts and Dan Schuckman’s legacies will not soon be forgotten. In honor of both men, the Hoosier Energy Board of Directors, in partnership with the North American Lineman Training Center (NALTC), have established the Daniel L. Schuckman Memorial Scholarship and W. Eugene Roberts Memorial Scholarship.
Hoosier Energy Awarded $25,000 Project Grant from Beneficial Electrification League and National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
The heating of poultry barns can be a huge expense for farmers, especially during the winter. Opportunities to find new and efficient ways to decrease energy use for barn heating could help lessen that burden.
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Hallador Energy Company (NASDAQ – HNRG) announced today it will join with Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. to develop up to 1000 megawatts (MW) of renewable power. The new generation will be located near the Merom Coal Generation Station in Sullivan, IN which Hoosier Energy expects to retire in May, 2023.
The Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Program Committee (committee) approved $5.535 million in funding to the Indiana Utility Group to install at least 61 DC Fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across Indiana at its meeting on May 20, 2021.
The Wabash Valley Community Foundation, through its affiliate the Sullivan County Community Foundation, has received a $33,334 contribution from Hoosier Energy for the establishment of the Hoosier Energy Endowment Fund. This amount will leverage an additional $66,668 from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its GIFT (Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow) initiative, resulting in a $100,000 endowment to benefit Sullivan County forever.