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Facts at a Glance

Year-End 2013:

Electric customers served 739,000
Natural gas customers served 719,000
Owned and contracted generation capacity 8,013 megawats
Owned and contracted renewable and noncarbon generation capacity 2,957 megawatts
Diversified Portfolio
  • MidAmerican Energy’s diversified generation portfolio includes coal (45 percent); wind (30 percent); natural gas and oil (19 percent); and nuclear, hydroelectric and other energy sources(6 percent).
Renewable Energy Leader
  • MidAmerican Energy is a recognized leader in the use and development of renewable energy. The company is the No. 1 owner of wind-powered generation among U.S. rate-regulated utilities.
  • In 2013, MidAmerican Energy solidified its No. 1 ranking when it announced plans to invest up to $1.9 billion to expand its wind generation fleet and add up to 1,050-megawatts of wind generation in Iowa by year-end 2015
  • When the expansion is complete, 3,335 megawatts, or approximately 37 percent, of MidAmerican Energy’s total owned generation capacity will come from energy generated by the company’s 1,715 owned wind turbines.
  • The wind projects foster economic development while demonstrating the company’s commitment to renewable energy and environmental respect.
Customer Commitment and Satisfaction
  • MidAmerican Energy offers competitive pricing, multiple billing and payment options and numerous energy efficiency programs to help its customers and provides ongoing support to the communities it serves.
  • In 2013, MidAmerican Energy ranked first in its segment in the Midwest Region in J.D. Power’s commercial gas, residential electric and residential gas customer satisfaction studies.
Demonstrating Environmental Respect
  • MidAmerican Energy proactively engages in emissions-reduction projects.
  • Several years ago, MidAmerican Energy began implementing a plan to install environmental improvements at its coal-fueled generation plants, which aligned with existing and anticipated requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • The company continues to install state-of-the-art technologies to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter at its coal-fueled facilities.