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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 and reliable electricity 24 hours a day throughout the entire year along with excellent customer service.

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

News and Events

State Election Update

December 5, 2014

Republicans added four seats to their majority in the Iowa House and Democrats were able to retain control of the Iowa Senate...   MORE

Southwest Iowa REC urges EPA to Consider Cost and Reliability Impact

December 1, 2014

Southwest Iowa REC participated in a nationwide electric cooperative effort that collectively submitted more than 1.1 million comments...  MORE


USDA Invests $1.4 Billion to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure

November 28, 2014

The USDA announced $1.4 billion in USDA loan guarantees to improve the delivery of electric power to rural communities in 21 states... MORE