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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

Iowa Electric Cooperatives to Invest Almost $80 Million to Achieve Five-year Energy Efficiency Goals

January 5, 2015

On behalf of participating cooperatives, the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives (IAEC) filed the Electric Cooperatives’ Joint Energy Efficiency Plan...   more


Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

December 30, 2014

Southwest Iowa REC will once again be offering scholarships for the 2015 school year to graduating high school seniors...   more


Transportation Funding Will be a Priority in 2015

December 29, 2014

Governor Branstad has indicated this may be the time to change – and likely raise – Iowa's fuel tax...   more