Corn Belt Power Cooperative

From Global Energy Monitor

Corn Belt Power Cooperative, headquartered in Humboldt, Iowa, is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative owned by its member systems.

Corn Belt Power provides electricity to 11 member distribution electric cooperatives and one municipal electric cooperative (NIMECA) that serve farm members, rural residences, small towns and commercial and industrial members in 41 counties in northern Iowa.[1]

A fall- peaking utility due to its rural-based crop drying load, Corn Belt Power set its highest peak load in November 2009 at 340 megawatts. Corn Belt Power Cooperative has one wholly owned coal-fired power plant and is a joint owner of three coal-fired power plant units.[2]

Coal Plants

Plant State Year(s) Built Capacity Status
Earl F. Wisdom Generating Station IA 1960 33 MW Converted to Natural Gas

Corn Belt Power Cooperative also has an ownership share in Walter Scott Jr. Energy Center and George Neal Station South.

Contact Information

Corn Belt Power Cooperative
1300 13th Street North
PO Box 508
Humboldt IA 50548
PH 515-332-2571
FAX 515-332-1375
www.cbpower.coop

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. "Corn Belt Power Cooperative: About Us" Corn Belt Power Cooperative Website, September, 2009.
  2. "Corn Belt Power Cooperative: About Us" Corn Belt Power Cooperative Website, September, 2009.

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