Alliant Energy 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report: Energy and Climate

Planning for a sustainable future
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Our Clean Energy Blueprint is our guide to accelerate our transition to renewable energy and modern energy technologies to enhance the economic health and environment in the communities we serve.

We plan to add 1,089 megawatts (MW) of solar generation in Wisconsin by the end of 2023. So far, we’ve announced twelve solar projects that span nine counties in Wisconsin.

Alliant Energy 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report: Our Progress & Sustainability Highlights

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At Alliant Energy we are implementing our strategic plan to create a more sustainable future for our customers and communities.

Highlights of our recent progress in 2020 are provided below:

Goal: By 2030, reduce our fossil fuel generation carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 50% from 2005 levels 

Progress: Achieved 42% CO2 reduction in 2020 

Goal: By 2040, eliminate all coal from our generation fleet 


Local Food Pantries Received Over 73,500 Meals Thanks to Alliant Energy's Customers

Alliant Energy provided meals for families as customers enrolled in My Account.
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, May 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – More than 150 food pantries in Iowa and Wisconsin received over 73,500 meals as Alliant Energy and its customers teamed up to support local families in need. Throughout March and April, Alliant Energy provided three meals to a food pantry for each customer who enrolled in My Account, the company’s online account management tool.

Iowa Cities Grow by Half a Billion Dollars With Help From Alliant Energy

Partnerships create new jobs and build stronger communities
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The collaborative work that goes on behind the scenes to attract a new business to town, or to encourage one to stay and expand, often involves partnerships between local and state economic developers and Alliant Energy.

Financial Assistance to Help Pay Energy Bills Is Available

Customers can donate to help neighbors in need or receive assistance with the Hometown Care Energy Fund
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy encourages customers to apply for assistance if they need financial support to help pay their energy bills. The company is proactively informing customers of available resources that can help provide them with peace of mind and prevent getting behind on bills, especially as more people see a reduction in income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Free Face Shields Delivered to Iowa Schools; More Still Available

Alliant Energy and ISU Digital Manufacturing Lab partnering with Iowa companies to distribute 9,000 youth face shields
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy and Iowa State University’s Digital Manufacturing Lab are partnering with two Iowa companies to provide 9,000 free face shields to schools and daycare facilities across the state.

Face shields, unlike face masks, let instructors see a child’s mouth when speaking, allowing for improved communication. These shields are specifically made for youth and fit on the bill of a hat. They can easily be trimmed to fit any size of head.

Drive Out Hunger Supplies 1.15 Million Meals to Food Banks

Alliant Energy’s Foundation leads successful virtual golf event
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MADISON, Wis., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Seven food banks are receiving a total of $385,000 from the annual Drive Out Hunger golf event, held by Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These funds will purchase 1.15 million meals to fight hunger and provide food for local families.

The golf event, traditionally held in-person, was re-envisioned as a virtual event in 2020 to prioritize safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsors were encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines and play golf on their own time during September and October.

Nonprofits Receive Over $345,000 From Alliant Energy's Foundation

Grants support local projects that benefit customers and communities
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MADISON, Wis., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A total of 139 nonprofit organizations are receiving community grants totaling over $345,000 from Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These fall cycle grants are supporting communities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa.

Energy Is Among Least Expensive Ingredients on the Thanksgiving Menu

Ten tips to be more energy efficient in the kitchen
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Traditional holiday gatherings may have a whole new look this year due to the coronavirus. But cooks across the Midwest will still rely on one universal ingredient – energy. When compared to the other necessary ingredients for the holiday meal, energy remains one of the lowest cost items.

Sun Shines Bright in Alliant Energy's Iowa Clean Energy Blueprint

Customers continue to benefit from the company’s transition to renewable resources
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) introduces the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa, a path for accelerating their transition to cleaner energy for customers. The Blueprint outlines the company’s plans to increase the use of renewable resources, including solar power, add more battery storage and build out the connected energy network. The company’s new roadmap also includes plans to discontinue coal generation in Lansing by the end of 2022 while transitioning their Burlington Generating Station to natural gas in 2021.


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