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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.
Aug 23, 2021
Mentor Iowa wins $10,000 in a random drawing at the Iowa State Fair through MidAmerican Energy’s corporate citizenship program called MidAmerican Energy CARES.
MidAmerican Energy announces $560,000 in foundation grants and the return of the daily CARES drawing at the Iowa State Fair
Aug 10, 2021
Customers and fairgoers encouraged to submit favorite community organizations online for chance at CARES $1,000 daily donation, grand prize drawing of $10,000
Categories: Customer Service, Community
Aug 9, 2021
Largest storm response effort ever employed by MidAmerican with more than 2,500 crew members from 24 states.
Categories: Customer Service, Safety, Infrastructure, Community, Restoration
Jul 1, 2021
If you celebrate your July Fourth holiday with fireworks or decorate with metallic balloons, MidAmerican Energy asks you to play it safe by keeping both away from overhead power lines.
Categories: Safety, Community
Mar 17, 2021
MidAmerican Energy is awarding more than $100,000 to dozens of Iowa communities in the company’s annual effort to promote community-wide tree planting.
Categories: Energy Efficiency, Community
Feb 25, 2021
MidAmerican Energy has taken steps, and is working on additional measures, to insulate customers from significantly higher gas bills that they may be anticipating.
Categories: Customer Service
Feb 16, 2021
MidAmerican Energy’s natural gas and electric delivery systems are well positioned to serve its customers through the duration of the cold snap.
Categories: Customer Service, Infrastructure
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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.