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NextEra Energy Resources & CIPCO Break Ground on the Heartland Divide Wind Energy Center

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and CIPCO to break ground on Iowa’s newest renewable energy project – the Heartland Divide Wind Energy Center.

CIPCO Guarded About DAEC Nuclear Plant Announcement by NextEra and Alliant Energy

Leaders at Central Iowa Power Cooperative expressed guarded optimism about today’s announcement by Florida-based NextEra Energy Resources (NEER) and Alliant Energy that a 2020 closure of the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC) will result in a win for the state of Iowa.

USDA Announces $309 Million Investment in Rural Electric Utilities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, Anne Hazlett announced that the USDA is investing $309 million in 16 projects - "These loans will improve system efficiency and resiliency in 12 states"  

Iowa Cooperatives Showcase Solar Farm

The latest installment of CIPCO's utility-scale solar sites in Iowa was showcased in Corning, Iowa on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

CIPCO Increases Wind Generation for Members

The Heartland Divide Wind Farm, set for completion by the end of this year, is a major project to expand CIPCO's wind energy platform.

Nodaway Valley Elementary Benefits from Energy Efficient Design

Nodaway Valley School District receives payback for an energy-efficient design and implementation at the new elementary school. The check represents the payback in incentives used to install energy efficient products and practices, and was presented to Nodaway Valley Superintendent Casey Berlau. 

ABI Survey Shows Iowa Businesses Growth in 2018

Iowa’s oldest and largest business association releases results of inaugural quarterly survey showing an expected growth in sales in 2018, and Q1 growth in workforce and capital expenditures.

Momentum is Building Annual Conference

The annual Momentum Is Building conference to promote energy-efficient home building will be held February 8-9, 2018. 

Rural Economic Development Drives Iowa’s Growth

Economic development is critical for the success and growth of rural Iowa. 

CIPCO Assists with Rehabilitation of Bricker-Price Block

Two historic buildings in downtown Earlham will receive $360,000 of funding assistance toward its rehabilitation.


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