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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

US reportedly lining up allies to aid possible airstrikes against ISIS in Syria 
THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION is reaching out to Western and Middle Eastern allies with the aim of garnering logistical support for possible airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, according to a New York Times report. ISIS reportedly demands $6.6M for release of US hostage | Freed hostage Peter Curtis back...

CELLPHONE SHOCK Was Lerner's Blackberry deliberately wiped? 
VIDEO: Judicial Watch: Lerner's BlackBerry wiped clean George Will: IRS is 'off the rails' and 'corrupted'OPINION: Obama administration strategy = delay, derail, deceive

BACK TO COURT Jindal reportedly will sue feds over Common Core  
VIDEO: Support for Common Core dropping among educators

HONORED AT LAST Civil War officer to be awarded Medal of Honor 

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

Along with rock stars, sports heroes and a former president, electric cooperative leaders and staffers across the nation are joining in the ice bucket challenge. The challenge benefits the ALS Foundation, which is fighting what’s commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. To date, $70.2 million...

Electric cooperative leaders will gather at five regional meetings in the next two months to demonstrate the strength of the co-op movement and help chart a course for its future. Under the theme of “Co-op Nation: Always On,” directors, managers and staffers from NRECA’s 10 regions will review...

Mike O’Brien is now in good company with Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Walker and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. O’Brien, retired vice president of member engagement at the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp., has received a 2014 Lillian Smith Book Award for “We Shall Not Be Moved: The...

Marc Breslaw has seen firsthand how electricity can transform people’s lives. “I have seen the effect of one light and what it can do for people,” Marc Breslaw said of the scene he witnessed in a Ugandan refugee camp several years ago. “Just the presence of one outdoor street light meant that women...

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