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NIPCO Celebrates 2019 Service Anniversaries

  • Posted: 01.24.2020

NIPCO Directors and employees are passionate about their commitment to NIPCO’s “Members FIRST” promise and contribute in many ways to NIPCO’s mission. Six NIPCO employees and one Director celebrated service anniversaries in 2019. Find out who were honored for their years of service.

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Avoid the Dangers of Ice Dams

  • Posted: 01.21.2020

Typical Iowa winter weather can mean a load of snow sitting up on your roof. If heat is leaking out of your house, that snow can cause a common winter problem called “ice damming.”

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2019 NIPCO Member Satisfaction Survey Shows Improvement

  • Posted: 01.20.2020

The adage, "You can't improve what you don't measure" is what led NIPCO to begin the practice of surveying their Class A Members, beginning in the fall of 2015. Member Satisfaction Surveys are conducted every two years and measures the generation and transmission cooperative's performance as it delivers on its mission and goals.

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Our Top 5 Energy Efficiency Measures and How We Can Help

  • Posted: 01.10.2020

We believe that the greenest kilowatt-hour is the one that you never use. Our cooperative is a not-for-profit electric cooperative providing safe, reliable, affordable, and environmentally responsible power to our members living in western Iowa. We offer a wide variety of incentives to save energy and to save you money. Here are our Top 5...

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NIPCO Directors Approve 2020 Rebate Programs

  • Posted: 01.08.2020

Rebates and incentive programs for cooperative consumer-members that encourage the efficient use of electricity have been approved for 2020 and are effective January 1, 2020. The biggest change includes the introduction of rebates for Level 2 electric vehicle chargers. (Electric vehicles, like the Ford Focus BEV shown here, reduce exhaust emissions. Photo Credit: Ford Motor Company.)

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November 2019 Peak Hits New November High

  • Posted: 01.07.2020

An unseasonably cold and wet November produced an all-new record peak for any November in NIPCO's history, thanks to higher-than-anticipated electric heat and crop-drying in western Iowa.

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Sherrill: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick

  • Posted: 01.06.2020

After 33 years as NIPCO's Sr. Administrative Assistant, Melody Sherrill's keen eye and positive spirit will be missed around the halls of NIPCO. As for the future of the famed Board Room Stick? One can only guess.

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Portable Heater Safety

  • Posted: 12.17.2019

When winter hits with full force, our home may need a boost of heat beyond our furnace system. A portable heater offers relief but use it safely.