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Economic Advantage

    Through our EconomicAdvantage® programming, we maintain a dedicated staff of economic development experts whose job is to help communities with project management, prospects, research, planning and long-range strategies. This win-win approach has positioned MidAmerican Energy as the utility resource for economic development in the Midwest. Combine this expertise with industry-leading energy efficiency programs and third-party resources available at no charge to communities and organizations in MidAmerican Energy’s service territory, and it is easy to see we provide the tools for economic development.

    Business Development

    By providing our customers with reliable electric service, stable rates, updated infrastructure and award-winning energy efficiency programs, MidAmerican Energy provides an outstanding environment for business. Our commitment to renewable energy, environmental stewardship, corporate citizenship and customer service has led to strong relationships with communities and local governments.

    Community Development

    Streamlining and simplifying the search process while providing expertise and resources to our communities, our EconomicAdvantage® professionals are uniquely suited to assist communities with a variety of research, planning and coordination activities.

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    The MidAmerican Energy Advantage

    Upcoming Events

    Council for Community and Economic Research
    2016 Annual Conference
    June 6-10, 2016
    Minneapolis Marriot City Center
    Minneapolis, MN
    2016 Fall Conference
    September 28, 2016
    Best Western Starlite Village Inn & Suites
    Fort Dodge, Iowa

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    Here's What Some of Our Business, School and Community Partners are Saying:

    Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance "MidAmerican Energy is creative in providing solutions to assisting the Growth Alliance from economic impact information, partnering with workforce projects or marketing initiatives. They are a great partner to have in our community." Kelly Halsted, Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance
    DuPont Pioneer “We have strategically partnered with MidAmerican Energy to match our long term facility plans with the delivery of their service successfully to us. There is no better trusted partner in working through economic development and infrastructure development than MidAmerican Energy.” Mark Miller, DuPont Pioneer
    The Siouxland Initiative “Having worked with the economic development professionals at MidAmerican Energy for over a decade, I have found them to be some of the most dedicated, diligent, and determined leaders in our profession. They understand the importance of economic growth in the communities they serve and we are fortunate to have them as an indispensable part of our team.” Chris McGowan, The Siouxland Initiative
    Greater Des Moines Partnership “MidAmerican Energy’s operational efficiencies have enabled our region’s homeowners and businesses to buy electricity at prices well below the U.S. average while developing the largest portfolio of renewable projects in the country for investor owned utility firms.” David Maahs, CEcD