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Member Service Technician Position Available

Southwest Iowa REC, an electric distribution cooperative, is seeking qualified applicants for a Member Service Technician position at our Mt.


Administrative Assistant


Project – All Southwest Iowa REC members will have their meter(s) replaced in 2019. 

When - The project is expected to begin in mid-January and be completed by August 1.


The Directors and Employees at Southwest Iowa REC wish you all a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year! May it be safe and enjoyable. Our offices will be closed Monday- December 24th, Tuesday- December 25th, and Tuesday- January 1st.


Our offices will be closed Thursday, November 22nd & Friday, November 23rd.
Southwest Iowa REC Board of Directors and employees would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels throughout this holiday season!

Cut Your Energy Costs in Half with an Electric Heating and Cooling System

Four Benefits of Switching to an Energy-Efficient HVAC Option

CIPCO Announces $85 Million Infrastructure Investment in Rural Southwest Iowa

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) announces an $85 million investment to repower the natural gas-fired Summit Lake Generating Station in Creston. The project includes demolition of the 70-year old steam plant, installation of efficient natural gas-fired reciprocating engines, construction of a new operations and dispatch center, and substation upgrades all by late 2022.

We want to hear your voice! Take survey for chance to win!

We want to hear your voice – for a chance to win one of two $100 bill credits, visit this link 

Southwest Iowa REC supports Energy Effciency

Iowa’s locally owned electric cooperatives have a long history of supporting energy efficiency; in fact, we’ve been offering cost-effective energy efficiency programs since the late 1980s. These programs include rebates and incentives for various energy-efficient products, such as Energy Star rated hot water heaters, clothes washers and dryers.

2018-2019 Iowa Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The 2018-2019 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season. The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel and type of housing.


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