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Iowa’s Largest Utility Based Solar Project

CIPCO Launches Iowa’s Largest Utility Based Solar Project

March 29, 2016


Iowa Electric Cooperatives Receive FEMA Disaster Aid from April 2013 Ice Storm

Solar PV Energy Guide Booklet

Iowa’s electric cooperatives support Iowa Energy Center’s new solar guide for consumers
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – Des Moines, IA


Co-ops launch non-partisan voter engagement program

America’s electric cooperatives have launched a non-partisan, nationwide effort to promote civic engagement and voter participation in the communities they serve.

Jeffrey Connor, interim CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, unveiled the Co-ops Vote program at the association’s 74th annual meeting in New Orleans.

Momentum is Building Conference

IOWA’S TOUCHSTONE ENERGY COOPERATIVES sponsored the annual “Momentum Is Building” conference Feb. 11-12 at the Sheraton West Des Moines hotel.

Momentum Is Building offers up-to-date building science information, practical hands-on information and new technology displays for building trades professionals – including homebuilders, electricians, and heating-plumbing contractors. Rural electric cooperative personnel from across the state also attended.

Iowa’s Electric Cooperatives Support Supreme Court Ruling

Iowa’s electric cooperatives support Supreme Court ruling
on Obama’s Clean Power Plan

See where the candidates stand on providing safe, affordable, reliable, and environmentally-responsible electricity

Co-op Rural Power is a grassroots campaign run by member-consumers of America’s electric cooperatives. Throughout the 2016 campaign, Co-op Rural Power advocates have interacted with every presidential candidate and asked them this simple question: “WHAT IS YOUR PLAN TO ENSURE, SAFE, AFFORDABLE, RELIABLE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY-RESPONSIBLE ELECTRICITY?” 

See each candidate's response here:

Iowa generates nearly 30% of its electricity from wind, far more than any other state.

The New Year Ushered in More Than Just Celebrations & Resolutions

Old Scam Making New Apperance


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