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Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative is a non-profit, member-owned electric utility located in Corning, Mt. Ayr, and Stanton.

Southwest Iowa REC is more than just an electric utility operating over 2,500 miles of power lines. Your cooperative is PEOPLE - you (the member-owner), the Board of Directors and a dedicated staff of employees. We pride ourselves in providing member-owners with safe, reliable electricity 24 hours a day year-round and excellent customer service.

We're here to help YOU!  Call or stop by any of our office locations.



News and Events


March 30, 2015

Southwest Iowa REC, a member-owned electric distribution cooperative, is seeking applicants for an IT Technician position at its Corning, Iowa office...   more



Winter Moratorium Ends April 1st

March 27, 2015

If you’ve fallen behind on your electric bill, contact your electric cooperative by April 1 to work out payment options...   more



Southwestern Community College Scholarship

February 19, 2015

Southwest Iowa REC (SWIAREC) and Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) are proud to help sponsor the Electrical Technology Scholarship program offered through Southwestern Community College (SWCC)...   more