- Completed our plan to add 1,150 megawatts of wind production – expanding our owned and operated regulated wind capacity to nearly 1,800 megawatts.
- Initiated plans to add nearly 1,500 megawatts of solar in Iowa and Wisconsin by the end of 2023 plus 100 megawatts of energy storage in Iowa by the end of 2026.
- Announced retirement of Columbia Energy Center, enabling Alliant Energy’s utility operations in Wisconsin to be coal-free by 2025.
- Advanced our integrated grid initiatives to build smarter and more resilient energy infrastructure – with plans for future investments of $2.1 billion through 2024.
- Announced a new goal to electrify 100% of our company-owned light-duty fleet vehicles by 2030.
- Commenced a new initiative committing to donate and help plant more than one million trees – one tree for each of our utility customers – over then next decade.
- Achieved our air emissions targets one-year early by reducing mercury 96%, sulfur dioxide 92% and nitrogen oxides 85% from 2005 levels.
- Partnered to provide more than $8.7 million in community giving and 63,600 volunteer hours.
Responsibility highlights and achievements
Our recent accomplishments
Sustainability awards and recognition
2021 Newsweek's America's Most Responsible Companies
2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)
2021 Best Place to Work for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
2020 Edison Electric Institute Emergency Response Award
2020 West Riverside Energy Center EnvisionTM Platinum Recognition
2020 Green Master from The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
2020 Tree Line USA award from the Arbor Day Foundation
2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
2019 Forbes Best Midsize Employer
2019 Top Utility in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine
2019 Iowa-Illinois Safety Council Hazard Control Recognition Award
2019 Green Master from The Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
2019 Corporate Champion from The Women’s Forum of New York
2019 Upland Prairie wind site EnvisionTM Platinum Recognition
2019 Sustainable Transportation Champion from Wisconsin Clean Cities