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School Programs and Rebates

Alliant Energy Kids (Iowa and Wisconsin)

Alliant Energy Kids is designed to teach students important concepts about electricity and natural gas: How it works, where it comes from, ways to reduce energy usage, and how to stay safe.

AE Kids homepageThe lesson plans, online games and activities to do at home or school promote energy awareness that will help students make meaningful connections between everyday activities and energy.

Developed for use in 4th and 5th grade classrooms, the educational materials and web activities are free to customers of Alliant Energy and promote energy awareness that will help students make meaningful connections between everyday activities and energy consumption.

For more information visit alliantenergykids.com or email alliantenergykids@alliantenergy.com.


LivingWise® (Iowa only)

LivingWise - KitThe best way for students to learn about energy efficiency is through a hands-on approach and the LivingWise program offers just that. Middle school students participate in interactive energy lessons and receive a kit with low-cost energy-saving measures, such as a low-flow showerhead, a compact fluorescent light bulb, and a faucet aerator.

The students bring the kit home and actually install the measures themselves. These small changes result in immediate energy savings and encourage energy-efficient behaviors in the classroom and at home.

Questions can be directed to energyefficiency@alliantenergy.com.


Trees for KidsTrees for Kids (Iowa only)

Trees improve the landscaping on school grounds and when planted in the right location, improve the energy efficiency of the building itself. The Trees for Kids program, in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, provides schools the opportunity to apply for tree planting grants at new and existing schools during spring and fall.

Visit the Iowa DNR website for more information and the grant application, or contact Alliant Energy at trees@alliantenergy.com.


Energy-efficiency rebates (Iowa and Wisconsin)

Your school can earn rebates on qualifying energy-efficient purchases or for building with energy efficiency in mind. Rebates are available on:

  • Appliances
  • Heating and cooling
  • Insulation
  • Lighting
  • Windows and doors

You may also be eligible for tax credits; check with your tax advisor.

Rebates and qualifications vary by state. Please call 1-866-ALLIANT (866-255-4268) or email energyefficiency@alliantenergy.com for more information.