Advancing our clean energy future

At Alliant Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

And building stronger communities is what drives and inspires our optimism for the future.

We’re putting renewable energy to work for our customers. This isn’t new for us. We’ve been advancing renewable energy for more than a decade. But we want to do more. It’s precisely why we’re accelerating our sustainability goals to include eliminating all coal from our generation fleet by 2040 and aspiring to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity we generate by 2050.

Our customers have asked us to keep renewable energy top of mind, while balancing the need for affordability – and our Clean Energy Blueprint does just that. It’s a roadmap that guides us as we accelerate our transition to renewable energy. Not only is renewable energy cheaper to produce, it’s better for our environment.

We also are embracing new technologies to adapt and harden our systems to be more resilient and reliable. For example, we’re using battery storage to capture wind and solar energy and release it back onto the energy grid when it’s needed. We are moving power lines from overhead to underground and preparing for more distributed energy resources generated from our customers’ homes and businesses. And we’re adding smart devices on our power lines that automatically detect problems and redirect the energy to where it is needed: keeping the lights on and power flowing.

These are just some of the examples of how we are powering what’s next in energy for our customers and communities. I invite you to explore our website and to share our story.
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John Larsen

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