1. Letter of Intent

  • The 12 member cooperatives issued the letter of intent to Alliant Energy in February 2013.

2. Definitive Agreement

  • The definitive agreement was announced by Alliant Energy and Southern Minnesota Energy Cooperative on September 3, 2013.

3. Regulatory Approval

  • The Minnesota Public Utility Commission approved the acquisition June 2015 following more than a year of work by the 12 participating electric cooperatives and Alliant Energy to make certain the transaction was in the public interest.

4. Deal Close

  • On July 31, 2015, the 12 participating cooperatives welcomed more than 43,000 new member-owners and became their provider of high-quality, reliable electric service.


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