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Energy Emergency Declarations Issued, Current Status - Level 1

  • Posted: 02.16.2021

Due to unprecedented electric load demand in the central US, the Woodbury County REC service territory is being impacted by energy emergency declarations by its regional transmission operator Southwest Power Pool (SPP). As energy conditions adjust, Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO), along with our primary power providers, Basin Electric Power Cooperative and Western Area Power Administration, will continue to monitor and respond to serve our western Iowa communities safely and reliably. This page will serve as a resource for information and the latest updates impacting Woodbury County REC.