Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
Digging into the benefits of geothermal systems

Digging into the benefits of geothermal systems

The ground beneath us has incredible benefits. In fact, you can also harness the power of the earth to heat and cool your home renewably and efficiently.

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Extreme weather leads to unprecedented measures to protect electric grid

Extreme weather leads to unprecedented measures to protect electric grid

In mid-February, utilities across the Midwest, including several local electric cooperatives in western and north-central Iowa, implemented unprecedented load control measures and temporary power disruptions to reduce electric demand on the grid. 

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Setting realistic expectations for renewable electric generation

Setting realistic expectations for renewable electric generation

Iowa’s locally owned electric cooperatives have been balancing the need for safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible power for decades. As conversations include talk about a clean energy economy, it’s important to set realistic expectations about the timeline.

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Energy Saving
Tip of the Week

Energy Saving | Tip of the Week

Lower your water heater temperature

Consider lowering your water heater’s temperature to 120 degrees to save energy and slow mineral buildup in the heater and pipes. 

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March Recipe
Submissions

March Recipe |Submissions

Sweet corn recipes

This month, we're looking for our readers' favorite recipes using sweet corn for our July issue. If we print your recipe, you'll receive a $25 bill credit from your Iowa electric co-op! 

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Enter our Monthly
Editor's Choice Contest

Enter our Monthly | Editor's Choice Contest

Win a smart home technology package!

Smart home devices can add comfort and convenience to your life while helping to save energy. This set features several items to integrate into your home. 

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