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Plans for Iowa’s Largest Solar Project Announced by Central Iowa Power Cooperative

Central Iowa Power Cooperative announced plans to partner with Clēnera LLC to develop the largest solar project in Iowa, and one of the largest in the Midwest.

CIPCO Announces $85 Million Infrastructure Investment in Rural Southwest Iowa

CIPCO announces an $85 million investment to repower the natural gas-fired Summit Lake Generating Station in Creston. 

CIPCO’s Rex Butler Participates in Prescribed to Death Memorial

CIPCO’s Manager of Environmental and Safety, Rex Butler, joined The National Safety Council (NCS) bringing its national tour of the opioid epidemic exhibit, Prescribed to Death: A Memorial to the Victims of the Opioid Crisis, to Houston, Texas.

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.


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