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    MidAmerican Energy asks South Dakota regulators to adjust natural gas rates for system investments, future projects

    May 19, 2022
    MidAmerican is asking state regulators in South Dakota to approve a natural gas rate increase to support the investment of more than $100 million in its natural gas distribution system in the state.
    Categories: Regulatory, Infrastructure

    MidAmerican Energy inspecting overhead lines from helicopter

    Apr 11, 2022
    MidAmerican Energy is using a low-flying helicopter to inspect its high-voltage transmission lines and related equipment across Iowa and in the Quad Cities area in Illinois this spring.
    Categories: Safety, Infrastructure

    Fifty-five communities to share over $100,000 in MidAmerican tree grants

    Mar 21, 2022
    MidAmerican Energy is helping dozens of Iowa communities lower energy costs at local public facilities and spaces through grants that encourage the strategic planting of trees.
    Categories: Energy Efficiency, Community

    MidAmerican Energy proposes $3.9 billion “Wind PRIME” renewable energy project

    Jan 19, 2022
    MidAmerican Energy today announced plans for a $3.9 billion renewable energy project in Iowa, including wind and solar generation, and the exploration of new technologies to advance the company’s transition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
    Categories: Renewables, Wind, Solar

    MidAmerican Energy, BHE Renewables and Iowa Realty support Capital City Pride and 2022 Pride Fest

    Dec 14, 2021
    MidAmerican Energy, along with Des Moines metro-based affiliate companies BHE Renewables and Iowa Realty, are pleased to support Capital City Pride’s year-round programming and 2022 Pride Fest with a joint $25,000 donation.
    Categories: Community

    MidAmerican Energy announces more than a half million in foundation grants to Iowa organizations and communities

    Nov 22, 2021
    The MidAmerican Energy Foundation has released its third quarter grants, awarding more than a half-million dollars to 15 organizations across Iowa.
    Categories: Community

    Dawn of new era for MidAmerican Energy: solar projects coming online

    Oct 26, 2021
    Helping to mark American Clean Power Week, MidAmerican Energy is taking the final steps to flip the switch at the company’s first utility-scale solar energy project, located in Waterloo, Iowa.
    Categories: Renewables, Solar, Infrastructure

    Energy bill heating assistance available for eligible low-income customers

    Oct 20, 2021
    As temperatures fall and home heating costs begin adding up, MidAmerican Energy encourages customers facing financial difficulties to apply for low-income home energy assistance program, or LIHEAP, funds.
    Categories: Regulatory, Customer Service

    Hudson community votes yes to MidAmerican Energy

    Oct 19, 2021
    The sale of the Hudson Municipal Electric Utility to MidAmerican Energy has been officially certified after the citizens of Hudson, Iowa, voted to approve the sale last month.
    Categories: Regulatory, Infrastructure

    MidAmerican Energy prepares customers for higher natural gas bills

    Oct 12, 2021
    MidAmerican Energy is alerting its customers that higher natural gas prices will impact most monthly heating bills during the upcoming winter season.
    Categories: Customer Service

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    Despite the challenges we've all faced in 2020, we're thankful for the opportunities we've had throughout the year to show our commitment to being obsessively, relentlessly at your service. Take a look through some of the ways we served you in 2020.
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    Winter energy savings tips for your business

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    During the winter, heating your business could be one of your largest expenses. Reducing energy usage in your office or retail space can pay off in the long run.
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    High bill? Find out why.

    Categories: Customer Service, Energy Efficiency
    There are different things that could affect how much energy you’re using, ultimately increasing your bill and adding a strain to your monthly budget. Determine what could be causing an unexpected increase in your energy usage with our tips and tricks.