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About NIPCO

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO) is a generation and transmission electric cooperative supplying wholesale electric power to 7 distribution cooperatives covering 6,500 square miles in western Iowa. These distribution cooperatives supply retail power to over 30,000 members/consumers. NIPCO serves these customers with over 900 miles of 69kV transmission line and 80 distribution substations. Incorporated in 1949 and headquartered in Le Mars, Iowa, NIPCO is a Touchstone Energy® electric cooperative and a member of Basin Electric Power Cooperative.  

Co-op Month

Our members are at the heart of everything we do. We are joining 30,000 cooperatives nationwide in October to celebrate...

NIPCO History

NIPCO History: Securing an Energy Supply for Western Iowa

NIPCO Today

Today, NIPCO employs approximately 45 people who are committed to providing the safest, most reliable, most affordable, and environmentally responsible...

Board of Directors

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative is governed by a board of 7 directors who, each, are elected to represent the Board of...

NIPCO Senior Leadership

With over 100 years of, combined, leadership experience to the NIPCO organization, meet the senior management team and see how they...

NIPCO Mission, Vision, and Goals

NIPCO's mission, vision, and goals provide clear direction for NIPCO staff and operations to achieve success while meeting existing and future challenges facing our...

Legislative & Regulatory

NIPCO dedicates itself to partnering with regional, statewide, and national generation & transmission cooperatives, distribution cooperatives, utilities, and industry partners...

Touchstone Energy®

We are a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative. Think of your not-for-profit Touchstone Energy cooperative as your very own local energy advisor. After...