To spur economic development across our service territory, MidAmerican Energy provides financial resources, along with economic development experience and expertise, to help our communities compete globally. The investment will elevate and enhance projects to ensure initiatives capitalize on ideas that are measurable and drive new opportunities while accelerating success. The intent of the program is to incent economic developers to think differently.
MidAmerican Energy partners with local economic development organizations to assist in the following categories:
MidAmerican Energy places a priority on awarding projects that align with statewide programs, such as the Iowa Certified Sites Program, Future Ready Iowa program, Home Base Iowa, etc. Economic development groups that are interested in applying for the Local Partners Program must meet certain eligibility requirements and all applications for funding must begin with a consultation with a MidAmerican Energy representative, prior to project initiation. All programs are subject to change and availability of funds.