Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
EPA Rules Threaten Reliability

EPA Rules Threaten Reliability

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its long-anticipated final rules aimed at existing coal and new natural gas power plants. The four new rules to regulate power plants represent the wrong approach at a critical time for our nation’s energy future.

Anatomy of a Power Outage

Anatomy of a Power Outage

Learn what happens during a power outage and how lineworkers work safely and efficiently to restore services. Also find out how your electric co-op invests in the right technologies and equipment designed to protect the power grid and prevent outages from plunging your home into darkness. 

Nominate a Community Volunteer in June

Nominate a Community Volunteer in June

Iowa’s electric cooperatives are excited to announce the return of Shine the Light, a statewide contest, which celebrates our cooperative commitment to community. Nominations are being accepted in June and award three winners with a $3,000 check to their local charity or community organization.


Energy Saving
Tip of the Week

Energy Saving | Tip of the Week

Toss in a Towel!

Before you dry a load of damp clothing, toss in a clean, dry towel. The towel will absorb excess water, shortening the drying time. Remove the towel about 15 minutes after the cycle begins. 

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June Recipe

June Recipe |Submissions

Family Dinner Recipes

This month, we're looking for readers' family dinner recipes for our October issue. If we print your recipe, you'll receive a $25 bill credit from your Iowa electric co-op! 

Submit a recipe

Enter our Monthly
Editor's Choice Contest

Enter our Monthly | Editor's Choice Contest

Win an Electric Ice Cream Maker!

Ideal for entertaining, this electric ice cream maker makes two quarts of your favorite frozen dessert in a single batch (in just 25 minutes). The clear plastic lid has an opening for adding mix-ins.

Enter here

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