On September 22, crews replaced pole with a woodpecker hole – and this is what they found! While the hole seems harmless on the outside, you can see the damage caused inside the pole – which includes evidence of other animals nesting inside.
AND the pole was only 6 years old!
This is a great example of some of the hidden dangers facing linemen in the field! Thankfully the crew was able to successfully replace the pole before it caused an outage. Great work, crew! ... See MoreSee Less
This is not a planned power outage. This is a system update for our customer information system - that includes website, payment portal, smart apps, and automated system for payments.
All systems will be down for upgrades, today, Saturday, September 24th, 2022. The event will begin at 10:00 p.m. and should take no longer than a couple of hours. This will NOT affect our outage system. If you need to report an outage, please text OUT to (812) 384-4446 or follow the prompts on the automated system. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your patience and understanding! ... See MoreSee Less
There is a power outage affecting 51 members in the area of W State Road 54 and 1500 W in Linton, due to a motor vehicle accident with a broken pole. Estimated restoral is 1-2 hours. We appreciate your patience! ... See MoreSee Less
🎥 WATCH: Earlier this week, UDWI REMC employees in the Operations Department met with personnel from Hoosier Energy to participate in skills improvement training at our Scotland substation.
Because of their high voltage, substations present some of the greatest dangers to our linemen. ⚠️
UDWI REMC linemen, dispatchers, engineering staff, and information technology employees are provided an opportunity to review procedures and interact with seldom-used equipment. Watch the video below to see our training in action! ... See MoreSee Less