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Iowa Great Places Program Funding Available

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs will begin accepting applications August 29 from communities and regions seeking state grants under the Iowa Great Places program.

U.S. Senate Confirms Two FERC Nominees

The U.S. Senate confirmed President Barack Obama’s appointment of Norman Bay and Cheryl LaFleur to the 5-member Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) earlier this month.

Pull the Plug Program Temporarily Unavailable

The Pull the Plug Program that provides recycling of unwanted appliances is temporarily unavailable until further notice.

Summer Peak Hours Energy Efficiency Tips

Be aware of your energy consumption, and try to get in the habit of using energy efficiently year-round.

Southwest Iowa REC's Perspective on EPA's New Regulations

Iowa’s electric cooperatives have concerns with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon dioxide emissions regulations on existing power facilities. The proposed regulations, which were released this week, create uncertainty about America’s ongoing energy supply.

2014 REC Day on the Hill

Over 200 cooperative supporters, including representatives from Southwest Iowa REC traveled to Des Moines on Wednesday, March 19 to advocate for electric cooperatives.

Beware of Utility Scammers - They're Out There!

Scammers are busy again sending emails, with the subject line of PG&E Energy Statement, in order to get personal information. The email scam has targeted residents throughout the United States – including some Iowa electric cooperative member-consumers.


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