Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
Iowa’s largest solar project will provide power to co-op members

Iowa’s largest solar project will provide power to co-op members

Two years ago, Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) announced it would purchase 100% of the power from Wapello Solar, currently the largest solar project in Iowa, owned and developed by Clēnera, LLC. Today, the project is well underway and on schedule to produce low-cost energy to CIPCO member-owners in early 2021.

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Iowa leads the nation in USDA program support

Iowa leads the nation in USDA program support

As a result of aggressive grant writing, Iowa has received rural economic development awards totaling $141.5 million over the past three decades to support business growth and community vitality.

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Three electronics to upgrade for energy savings

Three electronics to upgrade for energy savings

Beyond some of the more traditional energy efficiency measures, such as sealing air leaks or adding additional insulation, several popular electronics can help you use energy more efficiently. 

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Energy-Saving
Tip of the Week

Energy-Saving | Tip of the Week

Seal out the cold!

Keep cold air out to save energy. Seal air leaks around pipes and any gaps around chimneys and unfinished spaces behind cupboards and closets.

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Co-op Cooks:
Recipe of the Week

Co-op Cooks: | Recipe of the Week

Salmon Dip

Click the recipe name above to view this week's recipe – and search our Recipe Archive with hundreds of free recipes from rural Iowa kitchens!

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Enter the monthly
Editor's Choice Contest

Enter the monthly | Editor's Choice Contest

Win an ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat!

Ring in a new year of energy savings with the ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat. By reducing wasted energy in your home, you could save up to 23% annually on your heating or cooling costs with this thermostat!

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