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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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News & Events

USDA Invests $276 Million in Rural Electric Infrastructure

Loans Modernize Infrastructure and Spur Business Growth in 12 States

Ray Gaesser, Member-Owner, Files for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Following Receiving Distinguished Award

After receiving a first-ever national award for distinguished and visionary agricultural leadership, Ray Gaesser, Republican candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Southwest Iowa REC Member-Owner, has returned to Iowa to file the official paperwork for his candidacy.


Electric utilities across the state, including some cooperatives. are noticing a sudden increase in phone fraud. Often times, the caller will say they work for a particular utility, threatening immediate disconnection if they don't receive payment over the phone. 
Southwest Iowa REC will never call to threaten immediate disconnection and we urge them to end suspicious calls and contact the co-op directly to verify the call.

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