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

May 18, 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

Mar 30, 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

MidAmerican first in Iowa to add all-electric bucket trucks

Mar 7, 2023
MidAmerican Energy is rolling out three all-electric utility bucket trucks in Iowa, becoming the first utility in the state to take the first step toward electrifying its heavy-duty service fleet.
Categories: Energy Efficiency, Safety, Electric Vehicles, Community, Restoration

MidAmerican offers customers new energy savings options through proposed Iowa five-year energy efficiency and demand response plan

Feb 2, 2023
MidAmerican Energy customers in Iowa will have new options to help them save on their monthly energy bills through a proposed five-year energy efficiency and demand response plan.
Categories: Regulatory, Energy Efficiency

MidAmerican announces foundation grants to Iowa organizations and communities

Jan 13, 2023
The MidAmerican Energy Foundation has released its third and fourth quarter grants for 2022, awarding grants to 21 organizations and projects across MidAmerican Energy Company’s service area.
Categories: Community

Customer groups support MidAmerican’s Wind PRIME project

Dec 2, 2022
Organizations representing energy customers in Iowa – the Office of Consumer Advocate and the Iowa Business Energy Coalition – have agreed to terms with MidAmerican Energy associated with its Wind PRIME project.
Categories: Renewables, Regulatory, Infrastructure

MidAmerican recognizes National Apprenticeship Week

Nov 15, 2022
In conjunction with National Apprenticeship Week (November 14-20, 2022), MidAmerican Energy is celebrating its 60th year of offering apprenticeship programs.
Categories: Infrastructure, Community

Applications open for heating bill assistance

Oct 20, 2022
With the winter heating season around the corner, applications for the state-administered, federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, are open.
Categories: Regulatory, Customer Service, Community

Wind PRIME to be built at no net cost

Sep 29, 2022
In celebration of National Clean Energy Week, MidAmerican announced that its Wind PRIME project will be developed at no net cost to customers, continuing its tradition of providing clean energy and maintaining among the lowest electricity rates in the nation.
Categories: Renewables, Wind, Solar, Infrastructure

MidAmerican crews heading south to assist with Hurricane Ian

Sep 27, 2022
MidAmerican Energy is sending an emergency response team to Georgia to assist with Hurricane Ian restoration efforts.
Categories: Community

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At Your Service in 2020

At your service in 2020 and beyond

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.
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Winter energy savings tips for your business

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.
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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.