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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.

We're here to help YOU!  Call or stop by any of our office locations.


News & Events

Wind Turbine Project Looking to Expand

Over the past nine years, 10 wind turbines have been erected in Adair and Cass counties, providing the local communities with power and an added tax base.

Project organizers are now looking at Ringgold and Clarke counties as possible locations to expand that project before tax credits run out at the end of 2017.

Pokemon Go WARNING!!

Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative warns players of the reality game "Pokémon GO" to stay away from power lines, transformers, and substations when playing the game.

Member Service Announcements

John Allen, Director of Member Services, retired on June 30th after 21 years of service to the members of Southwest Iowa REC. A retirement open house was held at the Mount Ayr office with approx. 100 people stopping by to wish John good luck. We wish John the best in his future endeavors. Congratulations, John!

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