• Posted Feb 22, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Dysart Community

    DYSART, IA (February 22, 2021) – A local effort to meet child care needs has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Feb 22, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Clayton County

    ELKADER, IA (February 22, 2021) – A local effort to attract more professionals and families to Clayton County has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Jan 29, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit St. Ansgar

    ST. ANSGAR, IA (January 28, 2021) – A local effort to expand housing and serve other community development needs has received $2,100 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Jan 29, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Peosta

    PEOSTA, IA (January 28, 2021) – A local effort to coordinate future planning and create an economic development organization has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Jan 14, 2021

    EEI names Alliant Energy and ITC as 2020 Emergency Response Award Recipients

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (January 14, 2021) – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) – the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies – has named Alliant Energy and ITC as recipients of EEI’s Emergency Response Award for working collaboratively to restore electricity following the August 10 derecho. Presented to EEI member companies, Emergency Response Awards recognize electric companies for their recovery and assistance efforts following service disruptions caused by extreme weather or other natural events. The winners, chosen by a panel of judges following an international nomination process, were announced today during EEI’s virtual Winter Board and Chief Executives Meeting.
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  • Posted Dec 18, 2020

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Winneshiek County

    DECORAH, IA – A local effort to meet child care needs has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Dec 09, 2020

    ITC Midwest Provides Nearly $300,000 in Disaster Relief Funding This Year

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (December 10, 2020) – In support of pandemic and derecho disaster relief, ITC Midwest has awarded $292,000 to various organizations aiding those in need during 2020. This includes ITC Midwest’s December disbursement of $42,000 in funding to organizations and initiatives that support the small business community throughout its service territory.
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  • Posted Oct 14, 2020

    ITC Midwest Supports Derecho Response with Disaster Relief Funding

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 13, 2020) –As many Iowans continue to recover from the severe damage caused by the August derecho, ITC Midwest is committing $75,000 in disaster relief funding to support communities and those impacted throughout its service territory. This fall, ITC Midwest is contributing to human service agencies that are providing direct assistance to benefit families in need, as well as tree replanting in the storm zone.
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  • Posted Aug 28, 2020

    ITC Midwest Conducting Aerial Patrols of Transmission Lines Along Highway 30 Corridor

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – August 26, 2020 – As part of its ongoing work to repair damage caused by the recent derecho, ITC Midwest will conduct aerial patrols of high-voltage electric transmission structures and lines from approximately August 26 – September 11, weather permitting. The aerial inspections will cover the company’s lines located approximately 20 miles on either side of the Highway 30 corridor stretching from Boone to Clinton.
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  • Posted Aug 13, 2020

    Alliant Energy and ITC Midwest joint statement regarding Iowa restoration efforts

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Aug.13, 2020) – Responding to an unprecedented storm in an unprecedented year, Alliant Energy and ITC Midwest are working, as quickly and safely as possible, to restore electric services throughout Iowa.
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  • Posted Jul 29, 2020

    ITC Midwest Conducting Aerial Patrols of Transmission Lines from Aug. 4-17

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – July 29, 2020 – ITC Midwest will be conducting semi-annual aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission structures and lines throughout its service territory from approximately August 4 - 17, weather permitting. Helicopter patrols provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system owned and operated by ITC Midwest.
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  • Posted Jun 16, 2020

    ITC Midwest Supports Pandemic Response with Second Round of Disaster Relief Funding

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 16, 2020) – As the nation rallies to support the fight against the pandemic, ITC Midwest has committed $175,000 in disaster relief funding to support agencies in need throughout its footprint in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin. In the first round of funding distributed in April, ITC Midwest supported 34 food charities. The company will follow-up in June with a second round of contributions designated for 23 mental health and substance abuse service agencies.
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  • Posted May 27, 2020

    ITC Midwest and Dairyland Power Cooperative receive Iowa Utilities Board approval for Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project

    Des Moines, Iowa (May 27, 2020) – Following years of public involvement and regulatory review, ITC Midwest and Dairyland Power Cooperative have received approval for the Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project from the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB). In a written decision, the three IUB members unanimously approved the franchise for the 14-mile Iowa transmission line segment, which will be constructed from the Hickory Creek substation near New Vienna in Dubuque County northward to Clayton County, and then cross the Mississippi River near Cassville, Wisconsin.
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  • Posted Apr 13, 2020

    ITC Midwest Supports Pandemic Response with Disaster Relief Funding

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 6, 2020) – As the nation rallies to support the fight against the pandemic, ITC Midwest is committing $175,000 in disaster relief funding to support agencies in need throughout its footprint in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin. The funding will be distributed in two rounds – the first for food charities and the second to support mental health and substance abuse agencies.
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  • Posted Dec 18, 2019

    ITC Midwest, IRDC Launch Power of Connection Community Grant Program

    Perry, Iowa (Dec. 18, 2019) – ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC) today launched the Power of Connection Community Grant Program to facilitate economic development in rural communities across Iowa. The announcement was made at the IRDC’s meeting held in Perry.
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  • Posted Nov 21, 2019

    ITC Midwest Provides Action Trackchair to Iowa veteran

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 19, 2019) – ITC Midwest today presented an Action Trackchair to Scott Miller of Albia, Iowa, through the Paralyzed Veterans of America – Iowa Chapter (PVA). As an active veteran, Miller serves as the volunteer Sports Director for the organization. His overall quality of life will be greatly enhanced with the new Action Trackchair.
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  • Posted Sep 27, 2019

    ITC Midwest Conducting Fall Aerial Patrols of Transmission Lines in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Missouri

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 27, 2019 – ITC will be conducting semi-annual aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission structures and lines throughout its service territory from approximately September 30 - October 14, weather permitting. Helicopter patrols provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system owned and operated by ITC’s Iowa-based operating entity, ITC Midwest LLC.
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  • Posted Aug 20, 2019

    ATC, ITC Midwest and Dairyland Power Cooperative receive Wisconsin regulatory approval for Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project

    MADISON, Wis. – Following years of public involvement and regulatory review, American Transmission Co., ITC Midwest and Dairyland Power Cooperative have received approval for the Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission Line Project from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.
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  • Posted Aug 19, 2019

    New Iowa-Missouri high-voltage transmission line energized

    A new high-voltage electric transmission line linking southeast Iowa to northeast Missouri has been energized, including a segment built by ITC Midwest. This section of the MVP 7 line stretches from the Ottumwa Generating Station (OGS) near Chillicothe, Iowa to an Ameren substation located near Adair, Missouri.
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  • Posted Jul 16, 2019

    ITC Midwest completes major new electric transmission line

    Following years of planning and construction, ITC Midwest has completed a major new, high-voltage electric transmission line. MVP 4 is one of 17 Multi-Value Projects (MVPs) approved by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) to provide access to low-cost electricity generation, improve reliability and efficiency, and expand access to renewable energy resources throughout the Midwest.
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