Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives


Members of the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives receive a variety of benefits and services designed to support their best interests and protect their investments. We can accomplish collectively what no one cooperative can do alone. 

Here are just some of the benefits our members receive:

  • Mutual aid coordination when crisis or disaster hits
  • Enacting a statewide disaster plan to restore power quickly and safely during emergencies
  • A unified, central voice to lobby for helpful legislation on state and national levels
  • A reference point for all current laws and regulations
  • Professional development opportunities for employees and directors
  • Youth outreach programs
  • Communication resources and public relations support
  • An online community for co-op employees to share ideas and best practices
  • Industry trends analysis and discussion of potential challenges and opportunities
  • Operations training and guidance with consistency across the state
  • Negotiation with state agencies
  • Regulatory compliance services
  • Job and safety training, including on-site training 
  • Iowa Electric Cooperative Living magazine, which is distributed to more than 55,000 co-op households each month

To learn more about membership benefits, please contact Chuck Soderberg, Executive Vice President/General Manager of IAEC.

Iowa's locally owned electric cooperatives are committed to providing safe, reliable, affordable & environmentally responsible power to 650,000 Iowans.

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