Ninestar Blog

Be Safe Around Electricity When Moving Farm Equipment

With the arrival of harvest time, Indiana’s farmers are shifting into high gear as they move into their fields to bring in their crops. The increased activity puts farmers and farm workers at greater risk, warns Tommy Nance, Electric Operations Manager at NineStar Connect. “Combines and grain augers are large pieces of equipment,” says Nance. […]

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Safety Drone
Drones Pose Electrical Safety Issues

Plug Into Safety The use of drones has increased rapidly in the past several years. Coming in various sizes ranging from hummingbird to bald eagle, these remote-controlled aircraft are being used in a vast number of ways by government, industries, commercial enterprises and hobbyists. Electric utilities have come to rely on drones to help inspect […]

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NineStar Upgrades Members to High-Speed Service During Pandemic

No question about it: the coronavirus changed the way we lived and worked throughout the first half of 2020. While hospitals and healthcare centers were working to flatten the COVID-19 curve, NineStar Connect was working to stay ahead of it by providing members with the service they needed to navigate their new normal. “We upgraded […]

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Protect Your Electronics
Surge Protector Safety

Nearby lightning strikes are most often associated with power surges in your home’s wiring that can damage electronics and appliances. But smaller power surges — voltage increases above the intended level in the flow of electricity — are far more common and can happen at any time of day, regardless of weather.

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Keep Metallic Balloons Inside
Keep Metallic Balloons Inside

Now that summer is here and the pandemic, it’s hoped, is mostly behind us, folks are trying to get back to a sense of normalcy. Part of that may be hosting belated graduation open houses, wedding receptions, garage sales and other private or community gatherings that may have been postponed or are back on the schedule.

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