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North West REC provides reliable, competitively-priced energy and other valuable services to benefit our members and the communities we serve

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Contact Information

We have three offices and four service centers. Find your office location and contact details, below.

Walk-in office hours are as follows:

Orange City: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Le Mars: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (Closed from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.)

Ida Grove: 8:00 a.m. to Noon, Monday through Friday.

There are outside depositories available for after hours payments.

Contact Your North West REC Office:

Toll Free: 1-800-766-2099
Ph: 712-707-4935

Have a Question for us?

We are here to help, If you have a question you would like answered please feel free to call or email us, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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Orange City Headquarters
1505 Albany Place SE PO Box 435
Orange City, IA 51041
Fax: 712-707-4934

Picture of the outside of the Le Mars North West REC office building.

Le Mars District Office
2496 Lincoln Ave SW
Le Mars, IA 51031
Fax: 712-546-7289

Picture of the outside of the Ida Grove North West REC office building.

Ida Grove District Office
5975 Highway 175
Ida Grove, IA 51445
Fax: 712-364-3343

North West REC celebrated 75 years in 2013, watch the video to learn more about our history.

North West REC By-Laws

How the Grid Works


Meet the members of North West REC's Board.

Our Employees

Listing and contact information of our office employees.

Service Area

NWREC is proud to supply power to our customers in Northwest Iowa.  We serve four counties, Sioux, O'Brien, Plymouth, and...

Mission Statement

We will safely, efficiently and innovatively provide reliable and affordable electric service to our members


It was the year 1935 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order creating the Rural Electrification Administration (REA).


What is an REC?

RECs are owned by their consumer/members and operate on a nonprofit basis.


Find employment opportunities North West Rural Electric Cooperative has available.

Power Supply Affiliation

Find out where your power comes from and see NWREC's business partners.