Federated Rural Electric is a distribution electric utility serving member-owners in Jackson and Martin Counties with some along the bordering counties and in Huntington, Iowa. Federated is headquartered in Jackson with a warehouse in Welcome. Federated serves more than 6,700 members and owns 690 miles of underground lines and 1,700 miles of overhead lines.
As a cooperative, we are owned by the members we serve and are governed by a seven-member Board of Directors who are elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting.
Federated receives wholesale power from: Great River Energy, Western Area Power Administration and L&O/Basin Electric Power Cooperative. We belong to the nationwide network of cooperatives known as Touchstone Energy Partners.