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USDA announces grants to assist Iowa economic development projects.

Completion of a 20,000 square foot expansion unveiled at Precision Pulley & Idler in Lenox.

The Winterset Stage benefits with an economic development loan funded through Farmers Electric Cooperative and CIPCO.

USDA continues to make investments resulting in stronger rural communities.

CIPCO News  View All

Iowa's Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives educate Iowa State Fair goers on energy efficiency.

CIPCO Annual Meeting of the Membership held June 2, 2014.

Lineman across the nation recognized for their service.

Central Iowa Power Cooperative and Capital Management Associates announce development of New Rural Investment Fund.

State News  View All

Iowa's Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives educate Iowa State Fair goers on energy efficiency.

Iowa Energy Summit 2014 
The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoon, Iowa is the setting for the 2014 Iowa Energy Summit.

This annual reception allows directors, managers and staff of electric cooperatives across the state to meet with legislators.

Cooperative leaders take part in Legislative Fall Fly-In.

National News  View All

FIRED OVER TWEETS Academic not sorry for anti-Semitic rants 
Palestinian negotiator: Egypt to host talks on Gaza's futureAlleged Gaza spy's widow speaks on Israel, Hamas espionage war

THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATE Satanists' black mass will denounce Jesus, holy host 
Oklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuitFLASHBACK: Harvard's Satanic black mass canceled

FIGHTERS SCRAMBLED F-22s intercept Russian bombers off Alaska  
VIDEO: F-22s in staring match Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talksVIDEO: Will Putin's relationship with Syria affect US ISIS plan?

Help on way? Power says US has allies in ISIS fight, but won’t name names 
THE US AMBASSADOR to the United Nations, Samantha Power, near left, says the American-led effort to destroy the terror group ISIS has support from more than 40 countries, but declines to name them or the extent of their support.Pope denounces perversion of religion for violenceWife of ISIS hostage...

Local/Member News  View All

Annual Business Meeting of Consumers Energy held September 5th.

Eastern Iowa Light & Power Cooperative hosts its annual meeting of the members.

CIPCO Member Systems continue energy efficiency efforts at their cooperatives.

Maquoketa Valley Electric Cooperative recognized at Rural Smart Grid Summit held in San Diego.

Industry News  View All

Teaching electrical safety can have a hard time competing with the rides and games at the Kansas State Fair. But this year, attracting a crowd got a lot easier thanks to cooperation among state officials, fair organizers and other utilities. Electric cooperative linemen have been giving safety...

There’s a charity ride in South Dakota that’s grown by leaps and bounds—even with a key prerequisite for participating. “You have to have a co-op connection. You have to be a co-op employee, director, one of our suppliers, or an immediate family member in order to attend” the Line Patrol Charity...

The NRECA member resolutions process is moving forward, as voting delegates to the Regions 1 & 4 meeting approved a series of resolutions ranging from energy markets to business models. The resolutions committees for each of the two regions recommended adopting them Sept. 4, and voting delegates...

Electric cooperatives should stand shoulder to shoulder to meet the challenge of government policies and technologies that threaten to disrupt their historic solidarity, NRECA CEO Jo Ann Emerson told the Regions 1 & 4 meeting. Speaking to about 1,000 co-op leaders, Emerson urged them to build...

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