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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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Sep 7, 2021
To help ensure safe and reliable electric service for its customers, MidAmerican Energy will inspect more than 1,400 miles of transmission lines from a helicopter throughout much of September.
Categories: Safety, Infrastructure
Aug 31, 2021
MidAmerican Energy is sending 120 employee and contract crew members and equipment to southern Louisiana to help restore electric service, as Hurricane Ida knocked out power to more than 1 million customers there.
Categories: Infrastructure, Community, Restoration
Aug 30, 2021
MidAmerican Energy, Avenue Scholars and Des Moines Public Schools are moving forward to launch a student internship and career program in 2022 that will provide workforce development opportunities for Des Moines-area high school students.
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Categories: Customer Service, Safety, Storms
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.
Categories: Energy Efficiency
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.
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.