About Us

About Us

Prairie Energy Cooperative is headquartered in Clarion, Iowa. We are a member-owned, non-profit electric cooperative serving an eleven county area in north-central Iowa. Our power is supplied by Corn Belt Power Cooperative in Humboldt, Iowa and Basin Electric Power, Bismarck, ND. The cooperative is governed by a seven-member board of directors. 

Our Mission: To provide leadership, solutions and service to enrich quality of life in our community. 

Our Values:  Prairie Energy shares the same values as the Seven Principles of Cooperatives along with the Touchstone Energy Values.

Seven Principles of Cooperatives

  • Voluntary and open membership without discrimination
  • Democratic member control
  • Member's economic participation
  • Cooperative autonomy and independence
  • Member education, training and information to the general public
  • Cooperation among cooperatives
  • Concern for community

Touchstone Energy Values

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Commitment to Community


2099 Highway 3, PO Box 353
Clarion, Iowa 50525-0353
515-532-2805 or 1-800-728-0013