Iowa Area Development Group (IADG) is the business and community development leader for nearly 250 member-owned electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies throughout the state.
IADG is governed and guided by the generation and transmission power cooperatives that provide wholesale power to Iowa’s distribution cooperatives. Click on any area on the map above to access member websites.If you are interested in specifics, check out the Iowa Utility Board electrical service area interactive maps.
IADG's municipal utility members typically buy power directly from Iowa's Rural Electric Cooperatives or a power buying group. They are very involved in their communities and provide excellent support and assistance to support of business and community growth.
Iowa Network Services
Ripple Effect, a partnership alliance between Iowa Network Services (INS) and Iowa Area Development Group (IADG), is designed to advance the business and community development vitality of rural Iowa by joining local Independent Telecommunications Companies and their communities in their economic development initiatives. The program provides financial and technical assistance to business and industry and communities, through local telecommunication providers, to stimulate growth and development in rural Iowa.
Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Services (CIRAS)
A partnership with CIRAS provides an expanded level of support for manufacturers and businesses based in rural areas across Iowa. CIRAS brings research-based knowledge to bear on the critical needs of Iowa’s manufacturers and businesses.
Delta Dental of Iowa
Delta Dental, through the FIND Project (Fulfilling Iowa's Need for Dentists) is committed to connecting dentists and under-served communities with the resources needed to combat Iowa's dental shortage, so that dental care is close to home for every Iowan.