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CIPCO CEO Tells Congress Energy Mix Essential For Reliability

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) CEO told the House Agriculture Committee that coops are increasing investments in renewable energy and that “intermittent resources such as wind and solar must continue to be complemented and supported by always-available baseload energy resources like coal and natural gas.” He noted “[s]ystem reliability depends on the ability to blend...

Iowa Cooperative Announces Plans for Solar Farm

Central Iowa Power Cooperative has announced plans for a huge solar farm in eastern Iowa. The project will deliver 100 megawatts of power starting in 2022.

Central Iowa Power Cooperative Signs PPA for 54-MW Wind Project

Independent power producer RPM Access LLC has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply electricity from a 54-MW wind park in Iowa to Central Iowa Power Cooperative.

Coop Announces Investment in Natural Gas Generating Station

Central Iowa Power Cooperative has announced an $85 million investment to repower a natural gas-fired generating station in Creston. The project is expected to be completed by late 2022.

CIPCO Announces Development of Wind Facility

Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) announced development of the Heartland Divide Wind Farm, a 104 MW wind project, which is set for completion by the end of 2018. Once operational, the new wind farm will represent CIPCO’s largest wind energy project to date.