Southwest Iowa REC is joining with 30,000 other cooperatives nationwide in October to celebrate National Cooperative Month, which recognizes the many ways cooperatives help to build stronger communities and a stronger economy. “Cooperatives Build” is the theme for this year’s celebration, spotlighting the many advantages cooperatives offer to their members and the communities in which they live and work. Nationwide, cooperatives create 2.1 million jobs and generate more than $650 billion in sales and other revenue annually.
In order to stay safe on the farm, keep the following electrical safety guidelines in mind:
WARNING!!!! POKEMON NO!
Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative warns players of the reality game "Pokémon GO" to stay away from power lines, transformers, and substations when playing the game.
John Allen, Director of Member Services, retired on June 30th after 21 years of service to the members of Southwest Iowa REC. A retirement open house was held at the Mount Ayr office with approx. 100 people stopping by to wish John good luck. We wish John the best in his future endeavors. Congratulations, John!
REC advocates make most of valuable time in
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.
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.
CIPCO Launches Iowa’s Largest Utility Based Solar Project
March 29, 2016