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Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative is a non-profit, member-owned electric utility located in Corning, Mt. Ayr, and Stanton.
Southwest Iowa REC is more than just an electric utility operating over 2,500 miles of power lines. Your cooperative is PEOPLE - you (the member-owner), the Board of Directors and a dedicated staff of employees. We pride ourselves in providing member-owners with safe, reliable electricity 24 hours a day year-round and excellent customer service.
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The Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives (IAEC) represents the interests of not-for-profit electric cooperatives in the state, including 35 distribution co-ops and 7 generation and transmission co-ops. Owned by the members they serve, Iowa’s electric cooperatives power the lives of 650,000 Iowans throughout all 99 counties and are committed to delivering power that is safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible.
Offices Closed for Memorial Day - May 29, 2017
Southwest Iowa REC offices at all three locations - Corning, Mount Ayr, and Stanton will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day.
System Reliability - Top Priority for Southwest Iowa REC
Southwest Iowa REC crews recently completed a new tie line construction project near Lake Icaria. This project involved the construction of a half mile of new overhead line and a half mile of new underground line to provide system reliability in that area and for expected future load growth. This project is part of the Cooperative’s new $11.15 million construction work plan that was recently developed and approved for the years 2017-2020.