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ACES - a wholesale energy risk management company


ACES is a nationally recognized wholesale energy risk management and transaction execution service company with expert knowledge in fuel contracts, emissions trading, renewable energy credits and power trades. A customer for several years, CIPCO became the 16th member of ACES in 2008.

Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives


IAEC provides services to the state’s 34 distribution electric cooperatives and 7 generation and transmission cooperatives in the areas of legislation, regulation, safety, communications, education and training, and employee benefits.

Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities


IAMU represents more than 550 municipal electric, gas, water and telecommunication utilities statewide. The IAMU was organized in 1947 and today is the largest organization of its kind in the country. Services include training, assistance and administration of programs, and state and federal compliance requirements.

Iowa Energy Center


Iowa Energy Center invests its resources to create a stable energy future for the state of Iowa and also works progressively, producing dividends that support Iowa communities, businesses and individuals. Also supports renewable energy and energy efficiency projects through competitive grant, scholarship and loan programs.

Iowa Pipeline Association


Iowa Pipeline Association works to develop and enhance communications and establish positive working relations between pipeline companies in Iowa. The IPA also educates the public and private sectors on the importance of pipeline safety.

ITC Midwest


ITC Midwest is the region’s electric transmission system, responsible for investing in, operating and managing reliable and cost-effective electric transmission service for customers. CIPCO and ITC Midwest operate an integrated transmission system to minimize costs and maximize value. The arrangement relative to the integrated transmission system (CIPCO/ITC) also includes operations and maintenance of CIPCO facilities by ITC Midwest.

Midwest Independent System Operator


Midwest Independent System Operator is a non-profit Regional Transmission Organization that serves the electrical transmission needs of much of the Midwest. This organization is committed to reliability, the nondiscriminatory operation of the bulk power transmission system, and to working with all stakeholders to create cost-effective and innovative solutions for our changing industry.

Midwest Reliability Organization


Midwest Reliability Organization is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the reliability and security of the bulk power system. MRO covers the north central region of North America, including parts of both the United States and Canada.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association


National Rural Electric Cooperative Association represents the interests of more than 900 cooperative electric utilities and the consumers they serve. NRECA is an advocate for the consumer-owned cooperatives on energy and operational issues as well as rural community and economic development.

National Rural Telephone Cooperative


National Rural Telephone Cooperative represents the advanced telecommunications and information technology interests of 1,500 rural utilities and affiliates in 48 states. NRTC helps rural electric and telephone utilities strengthen their businesses with solutions uniquely suited to the needs of rural consumers. 

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives


Touchstone Energy® is a national alliance of 751 local, consumer-owned electric cooperatives in 46 states. They provide high standards of service to customers large and small, according to their four core values: Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Commitment to Communities. Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives are the highest rated electric utility group in the nation.

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