Powering Iowa's Future

Learn how MidAmerican Energy Company is
keeping Iowa at the forefront of energy development.
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553,000
Residential Customers in Iowa

Your Electric Rates

40%
Below
national average for
investor-owned utilities
National Average
MidAmerican Energy
Changes in Prices
1996 2011 Product
$1.13 $3.28 Gasoline
(Per Gallon)
$2.55 $3.57 Milk
(Per Gallon)
9.14¢ 12.74¢ National
Electricity Rate
(Per KWh)
8.4¢ No Change MidAmerican
Energy Rate
(Per KWh)

Wind Generation Capacity

No. 1
In The Nation
in ownership of wind-powered generation
capacity among rate-regulated utilities
MidAmerican Energy owns and operates 2,284 MW of wind generation, which is equivalent to
45%
of Iowa's
total installed wind generation capacity

Jobs

2,600
New Jobs
created through economic
development partnerships
since 2008

Environmental Respect

During the past 10 years, MidAmerican Energy
has helped communities plant more than
435,000
Trees in Iowa

Energy Efficiency

Iowans Saved
$22 Million
in energy costs from 2007 to 2011 by using CFL bulbs
purchased with the help of MidAmerican Energy

Delivering Electricity

Top 25%
In the Nation
for service reliability
Lowest Rates
In the Nation
MidAmerican Energy customers have
enjoyed 16 years of electric rate stability

Your Bill

54.2%
Creating
Electricity
42.3%
Delivering
Electricity
3.5%
Other

Electricity Consumption

(In Millions)

2000
14.8 MWh
2011
19.4 MWh
Future
22.9 MWh (Estimated)

Types of Generation Capacity

2000
19%
11%
70%
2012
18%
7%
30%
45%
Future
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  • Coal
  • Wind
  • Natural Gas
  • Nuclear/Other
  • New Technology

Invested in Tomorrow

By proactively investing in our infrastructure,
wind generation capacity and improved technology,
MidAmerican Energy Company is working hard to ensure
that Iowa will have affordable, reliable and sustainable
energy now and in the future.

Emergency Response
and Preparedness

When emergency situations arise, MidAmerican Energy is prepared to work around-the-clock.

Wind Generation
Capacity

MidAmerican Energy has added wind generation resources to our electric generation capabilities.

Energy Efficiency
Initiatives

MidAmerican Energy is serious about providing reliable power to customers, while keeping costs low.

Investments in
Iowa's Future

An effective approach to energy development requires careful planning and investing.