IADG annually recognizes selected electric utility sponsors for outstanding commitment to economic development.

Impact Awards

The impact awards honor electric utility members in five areas Project Develoment, Site Development, Community Development, Policy Develoment and Marketing.

Iowa Area Development Group is honoring the following electric utilities

Project Development

  • Central Iowa Power Cooperative for Midwest Growth Partners & RLF
  • Midland Power Cooperative for Iowa Growth investors/Precision Tank & Equipment & Spec Bldg
  • Southern Iowa Electric Cooperative for RLF Utilization                                 

Site Development

  • Calhoun County Electric Cooperative for Sparky’s Truck Stop
  • Maquoketa Valley Electric Cooperative for Manchester & Bellevue

Community Development

  • Manning Municipal Utilities for Char-Mac, Hospital, & Main Street
  • Northeast Power Cooperative for Economic Development Education & Training
  • Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative for FIND Sponsorship & Dental Office in Algona and Emmetsburg

Policy Development

  • Corn Belt Power Cooperative for Accounting Change for RUS
  • Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative for Economic Development Staff & $1 M in Pass-Through Loans
  • Raccoon Valley Electric Cooperative for Economic Development Staff

Ripple Effect INS Award

  • Panora Communications Cooperative for Lakeshore Family Dentistry, Rosehill Business Park & Community Projects