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Second Nature™

You'll make a world of difference

Second Nature™ is a voluntary program that allows Alliant Energy residential and business electric customers to support electricity generated from renewable resources. There is no special equipment to buy and no lifestyle changes needed.

How does it work?
Second Nature (TM) from Alliant Energy
For residential electric customers: You choose from three participation levels: 25 percent, 50 percent or 100 percent of your monthly electric usage. Participation at the 25 percent level costs just 17 cents per day, or about $5.10 per month!*

Learn more about Second Nature for your home

For farm, small business or commercial/industrial electric customers: You pay a monthly contribution which covers the added expense of harvesting the wind, solar and biomass energy used in the program.

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Second Nature is Green-e® Energy certified!

Green-e Energy CertifiedThe Second Nature program is Green-e® Energy certified. Green-e Energy was established by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions to provide information and an objective standard for consumers to compare renewable energy options, and to verify that consumers get what they pay for. For more information on Green-e Energy certification requirements, call 1-888-63-GREEN or log on to www.green-e.org.

More information

Second Nature product content label - Second Nature's annual product content label shows the actual energy mix for the previous year, projected energy mix for the current year and generation locations.

Terms and conditions

Partnering non-profit organizations

  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA)
  • Iowa Renewable Energy Association (I-RENEW)
  • Renew Wisconsin

* Based on the average customer’s use of 1,021 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month.