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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

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.

Phone # 800-766-2099

Office Locations & Hours:

Outside Depository available 24/7 for after hour payments at all branches.


Orange City: Headquarters

1505 Albany Place SE PO Box 435 Orange City, IA 51041

Fax: 712-707-4934

Office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Le Mars District Office

2496 Lincoln Ave SW Le Mars, IA 51031

Fax: 712-546-7289

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


Ida Grove District Office

5975 Highway 175 Ida Grove, IA 51445

Office hours: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Wednesdays only

Holidays Observed

New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independance Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day & Christmas.

North West REC Articles of Incorporation

North West REC By-Laws

How the Grid Works

Watch the videos below to learn more about our Cooperative.

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 that North West Rural Electric Cooperative has available.

Power Supply Affiliation

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