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News Releases

MidAmerican generates energy savings for dozens of Iowa cities through “Trees Please!” awards

Thu Mar 21 14:00:00 UTC 2024
MidAmerican Energy is helping communities across Iowa become greener and save on their energy bills through more than $100,000 in tree grant funding to 55 Iowa cities through the company’s “Trees Please!” program.
Categories: Energy Efficiency, Community

MidAmerican warns customers of increase in utility scam incidents

Thu Jan 11 21:00:00 UTC 2024
MidAmerican Energy customers this past week reported a higher-than-average number of utility scam incidents that collectively resulted in several thousand dollars in losses.
Categories: Customer Service, Safety

Heating bill assistance available for qualified customers

Mon Oct 30 19:00:00 UTC 2023
As winter approaches, MidAmerican Energy reminds customers that there may be winter heating bill assistance options available for those who need it.
Categories: Customer Service, Community

MidAmerican tests new lighting system at three wind farms

Thu Oct 12 18:30:00 UTC 2023
MidAmerican Energy has installed a new radar-activated aircraft detection lighting system (ADLS) that will effectively turn off the flashing red warning lights at three of its wind farms in west-central Iowa.
Categories: Regulatory, Safety, Wind

MidAmerican served Iowa customers’ electricity demand with 100% renewable energy in 2022

Mon Sep 25 19:00:00 UTC 2023
In 2022, MidAmerican’s wind fleet generated more than 27,000 gigawatt-hours over the 12-month period, exceeding the total annual usage of the company’s Iowa customers.
Categories: Renewables, Wind

Logan, Iowa, trail planners win $11,000 in MidAmerican Iowa State Fair drawing

Fri Aug 25 19:30:00 UTC 2023
Logan Community Visioning won $11,000 through the MidAmerican Energy CARES Daily Donation at the Iowa State Fair.
Categories: Community

MidAmerican to donate 35-acre property to state for public conservation area in Woodbury County

Thu Jun 15 16:30:00 UTC 2023
MidAmerican Energy will donate a 35-acre Woodbury County property to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to be used as a public conservation area.
Categories: Community

MidAmerican requests Iowa gas delivery rate increase

Thu Jun 08 15:00:00 UTC 2023
MidAmerican projects its request would result in an average 6% increase of total monthly gas bills in Iowa. If approved, the average residential customer would see an estimated monthly gas bill increase of less than $5, or $60 per year.
Categories: Regulatory, Safety, Infrastructure

MidAmerican asks Iowa Utilities Board to strengthen customer benefits in Wind PRIME approval order

Thu May 18 15:00:00 UTC 2023
Company seeks modification to bolster benefits to customers and the state of Iowa
Categories: Renewables, Regulatory, Wind, Solar, Infrastructure

MidAmerican promotes energy efficiency in public places through “Trees Please!” awards

Thu Mar 30 16:00:00 UTC 2023
MidAmerican Energy is awarding more than $115,000 in grants to 55 Iowa communities for trees that can help them reduce energy costs.
Categories: Energy Efficiency, Community

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