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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.

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News & Events

2016 NRECA Legislative Overview

REC advocates make most of valuable time in
Washington, D.C.

May 6, 2016 – Advocates from Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives have returned from a successful trip to the nation’s capital. While in D.C., advocates met with White House staff, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and congressional staff and honored former Iowa Senator Tom Harkin.

Iowa Co-ops Leading the Way on Solar

Representative David Young Visits Southwest Iowa REC

U.S. Representative David Young (3rd Congressional District of Iowa) stopped by the Corning office of Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative on April 5, 2016.  He thanked our linemen for the exceptional work they do throughout the year to provide safe and reliable electric power to our members.  His visit was timely as National Lineman Appreciation Day is being celebrated by us on April 11, 2016.  Congressman Young provided a legislative update to the employees and also answered a variety of questions about current political matters of interest.

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