Power, Energy & Utilities

CoBank delivers essential financing to support energy providers delivering critical services and infrastructure to America’s rural communities.  Our customer-owners and borrowers include cooperatives, regulated utilities and other companies that generate and transport energy throughout the United States.  Financings include thermal, nuclear and renewable generation as well as transmission, battery storage and midstream assets.

Our dedicated team of 17 professionals is focused on delivering value to our customers with financial acumen across the entire energy value chain. We deliver tailored financial solutions with terms from overnight to 30+ years and ranging from $5 million to $50 million or more.  We partner with other Farm Credit organizations and commercial banks to syndicate larger debt facilities that we originate. Our financing supports corporate initiatives and strategies, infrastructure investments and liquidity needs, helping our 140+ power & energy relationships deliver critical energy infrastructure and services to their communities in a cost effective manner.


Industry Lending Experts


Billion Loan Commitments


Patronage Paid Over The Last 10 Years

We were eager to explore a variety of solar power options, but knew we needed a trusted financial partner for the effort—and that was CoBank.
– Lisa Johnson, CEO of Seminole Electric Cooperatives

Financial Solutions

Term loans with maturities up to 30 years Debt refinancing, short-term construction financing and interim financing  Lines of credit
Leasing, including renewables and energy storage solutions Capital Markets Interest Risk Management
Cash Management

Industry Expertise

As a long-time and committed member of the power industry, we support ACES, the Alaska Power Association, the Northwest Public Power Association and the National Renewable Cooperatives Organization, providing both funding and thought leadership to these and other industry leading organizations.

CoBank’s participation was absolutely elemental here. We didn’t have the expertise to take advantage of those tax credits without the help of CoBank.
– Patrick Ledger, CEO of Arizona G&T Cooperatives


Todd E. Telesz, Senior Vice President, 303-740-4327