How do you use your energy?

Stories from our service territory

See how our customers, employees and retirees are Powering Beyond — using their energy to make our communities better.
Ashley Biddick

Ashley Biddick and her son near an ambulance.

Ashley Biddick, a total rewards analyst at Alliant Energy’s Madison headquarters, was inspired to become a volunteer emergency medical technician in 2020 after seeing the impact first responders had on her own family during a crisis.

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Dana Gillett

An outdoor activity with adults and children

When her children showed interest in 4-H, Alliant Energy joint facilities coordinator Dana Gillett and her family joined a local club. Today she’s one of its leaders.

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Brad Weber

People in a workshop

Brad Weber, Alliant Energy’s Manager of Customer Relations at the Clinton Operations Center in Clinton, Iowa, figured out how to use his woodworking skills to make a safe place for kids to sleep.

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Mike Connor

Mike Connor Stoughton Fab Lab

Mike Connor and the Stoughton High School Fab Lab still inspire students 10 years on.

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Kelly Jo Hadfield

family playing outside

Alliant Energy champions volunteers who advocate for inclusivity and diversity in the communities we serve, like Kelly Jo Hadfield in Platteville, Wisconsin.

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Julie Kraft

People at a groundbreaking ceremony with shovels

Julie runs her own communications business while serving on various local committees and boards such as ConnectCR and the Revival Theatre Company.

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Rachel Bromann

Rachel Bromann

Managing Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in Cedar Rapids can be tiring, but Bromann says what keeps her moving is knowing every day she’s helping fund the cost of someone’s new home.

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Ron Endres

Ron Endres in a field

A Verona, Wisconsin man collects seeds for prairie restoration.

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Michelle Yun

group of students and lawyers

A first-semester class in her chemical engineering program showed Michelle Yun what power means to each of us and set a path for her life and work.

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Veronica Stober

Veronica Stober at pancake day

Veronica Stober took the Girl Scout Promise so seriously that she continues to live it as an adult, both at work and in her personal life.

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Connie Maluwelmeng

Connie Maluwelmeng volunteering

For Connie Maluwelmeng, a love of learning became the drive to volunteer.

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Corey Birkel

Corey Birkel

Back in 2000, Corey Birkel found his perfect job in an unlikely way: Someone suggested he become a line mechanic.

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Curtis Vacha

Curtis Vacha

Connectivity and community inspire engineering tech Curtis Vacha.

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