Customers can donate to help neighbors in need or receive assistance with the Hometown Care Energy Fund
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy encourages customers to apply for assistance if they need financial support to help pay their energy bills. The company is proactively informing customers of available resources that can help provide them with peace of mind and prevent getting behind on bills, especially as more people see a reduction in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alliant Energy and ISU Digital Manufacturing Lab partnering with Iowa companies to distribute 9,000 youth face shields
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy and Iowa State University’s Digital Manufacturing Lab are partnering with two Iowa companies to provide 9,000 free face shields to schools and daycare facilities across the state.
Face shields, unlike face masks, let instructors see a child’s mouth when speaking, allowing for improved communication. These shields are specifically made for youth and fit on the bill of a hat. They can easily be trimmed to fit any size of head.
Alliant Energy’s Foundation leads successful virtual golf event
MADISON, Wis., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Seven food banks are receiving a total of $385,000 from the annual Drive Out Hunger golf event, held by Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These funds will purchase 1.15 million meals to fight hunger and provide food for local families.
The golf event, traditionally held in-person, was re-envisioned as a virtual event in 2020 to prioritize safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsors were encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines and play golf on their own time during September and October.
Grants support local projects that benefit customers and communities
MADISON, Wis., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A total of 139 nonprofit organizations are receiving community grants totaling over $345,000 from Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These fall cycle grants are supporting communities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa.
Ten tips to be more energy efficient in the kitchen
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Traditional holiday gatherings may have a whole new look this year due to the coronavirus. But cooks across the Midwest will still rely on one universal ingredient – energy. When compared to the other necessary ingredients for the holiday meal, energy remains one of the lowest cost items.
Customers continue to benefit from the company’s transition to renewable resources
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) introduces the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa, a path for accelerating their transition to cleaner energy for customers. The Blueprint outlines the company’s plans to increase the use of renewable resources, including solar power, add more battery storage and build out the connected energy network. The company’s new roadmap also includes plans to discontinue coal generation in Lansing by the end of 2022 while transitioning their Burlington Generating Station to natural gas in 2021.
Customers and communities benefit from continued clean energy investments
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy announces completion of its plan to add 1,000 megawatts (MW) of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and within budget. This achievement comes as the company completes its 130-MW Richland Wind Farm in Sac County, located in west-central Iowa.
The now operational wind farm is among five wind projects across seven counties in the state. Collectively, the projects provide Iowa customers and communities with new renewable energy and are expected to provide power to approximately 430,000 Iowa homes.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, September 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Guided by their purpose-driven strategy to serve customers and build strong communities, Alliant Energy announces 100 percent of the company’s active light-duty fleet vehicles be electric by 2030.
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Clean Energy Blueprint
The Clean Energy Blueprint is our roadmap to accelerate our transition to renewable energy – something that has become especially important as we work to sustain the economic and environmental health of the communities we serve. Clean energy has become increasingly cost effective. In fact, solar energy costs less to operate, creates job opportunities and helps protect our natural resources.
Report highlights purpose-driven strategy to serve customers, build strong communities
MADISON, Wis., July 22, 2020 – Today, Alliant Energy releases their 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report (CRR) highlighting their purpose-driven strategy. The company’s purpose, to serve customers and build stronger communities, is supported by accelerating their sustainability goals and investing in the communities they serve.