Iowa Area Development Group (IADG) is the business and community development leader for over 220 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.
Ripple Effect, a partnership alliance between Aureon 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.
AureonTM is a business solutions provider that connects possibilities to productivity by providing unique and scalable business support services for organizations small and large. Headquartered in the heart of the Midwest and serving clients nationally with a presence in 48 states, Aureon offers a comprehensive suite of support services, with a focus on Technology, HR and Contact Center services. Aureon’s unique combination of talent, technology and tools enable clients to focus on their core business. For more information, visit www.Aureon.com.
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.