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Alliant Energy Corporation is a regulated, investor-owned public utility holding company providing regulated electric and natural gas service to approximately 1 million electric and more than 400,000 natural gas customers in the upper Midwestern states of Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Alliant Energy, headquartered in Madison, Wis., is an investor-owned public utility holding company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “LNT.”
Operations at a glance
For more than 100 years, Alliant Energy and our predecessor companies have kept homes warm, lights burning and factories running across the upper Midwest and around the world.
In addition, our focus extends beyond our energy operations. Every day, we demonstrate our commitment to community involvement.
How we're organized
Alliant Energy's utility operations serve about 1.4 million customers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Our service territory covers 69,000 square miles in the heartland of America and includes 9,700 miles of electric transmission lines and more than 9,000 miles of natural gas main.
We maintain a strong fleet of fossil fuel and renewable generating facilities across the upper Midwest, generating more than 30 million megawatt hours of electricity each year.
Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL) and Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) are Alliant Energy’s two utility subsidiaries. As the primary targets of our future capital investments, the utilities also represent our growth platform. The strategic plan for Alliant Energy’s utility operations is concentrated on:
Alliant Energy Resources is the parent company of Alliant Energy’s non-regulated businesses. The strategic plan for Alliant Energy’s non-regulated operations involves maintaining a portfolio of businesses that are accretive to earnings but not significant users of capital.
Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc. supports the company with traditional administrative functions including strategy, accounting, communications, legal, regulatory, information technology, environmental and safety management and more.
2011 Annual Report
Looking back, 2011 marked a successful year for our company, shareowners and employees. In a year of financial challenges for our country and our world, we met our financial objectives, maintained excellent reliability during a hot and stormy summer and created value for both our shareowners and customers. In addition, our financial success came in a year when we kept our utility customers’ rates fairly flat throughout our service territories and we kept moving forward with our safety initiatives and strategic plan. Finally, our dedicated and talented employees continued to be key to implementing our strategic plan and providing exceptional service to our electric and gas customers.
Learn more about our company, 2011 accomplishments and financial results, and Alliant Energy’s efforts in energizing our communities.