Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
Wire-Rama anniversary marks co-ops’  longstanding commitment to “Power On”

Wire-Rama anniversary marks co-ops’ longstanding commitment to “Power On”

This month, when we honor a long history devoted to cooperatives and their relationships with those they serve, Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO) celebrates the 65th anniversary of an initiative to “Power On” a farm in Ida County.

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Wisdom Station solar project nearing completion in northwest Iowa

Wisdom Station solar project nearing completion in northwest Iowa

Corn Belt Power Cooperative’s first solar project is now mostly complete. After a few delays, the remaining panels in the 150-kilowatt array are generating energy at Wisdom Station. The panels take up the space once occupied by the plant’s coal pile.

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Electric co-op advocates continue working hard for Iowa’s communities

Electric co-op advocates continue working hard for Iowa’s communities

Iowa’s locally owned electric cooperatives have a long and successful history of working with elected officials and policymakers to advocate for their member-consumers. Even during a pandemic, this work continues.

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Energy-Saving
Tip of the Week

Energy-Saving | Tip of the Week

Clean the lint filter!

Clothes dryers make up a large portion of your appliance energy consumption. Clean the lint filter after each cycle, and scrub the filter with a toothbrush once a month to remove film and increase air circulation.

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Co-op Cooks:
Recipe of the Week

Co-op Cooks: | Recipe of the Week

Sausage Pilaf

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Enter the monthly
Editor's Choice Contest

Enter the monthly | Editor's Choice Contest

Win a $100 gift card to a local business!

To celebrate October being National Co-op Month, we’re giving away a $100 gift card to your choice of a hometown business. It will be good for a family-oriented business that’s vital to your community. 

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