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Midamerican Energy

Utilities Exert Influence Through Universities to Sway Regulatory and Political Debate

Gabe Elsner | Posted 01.21.2016 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Through university courses, conferences, and reports facilitated by academic staff, the utility industry and its trade association, the Edison Electric Institute, have boosted lobbying efforts targeting state government officials and decision makers.

Iowa Energy Giant Announces Major Wind Farm Project

AP | By CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 07.09.2013 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's largest energy company announced plans Wednesday to spend $1.9 billion to install hundreds of wind turbines by the en...

Warren Buffett's Big Bet

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

* MidAmerican Energy in deal for 579 MW project * SunPower to receive between $2.0-$2.5 billion * SunPower shares close ...

Waking Up to a Nuclear Nightmare

Erich Pica | Posted 09.24.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

The idea that nuclear energy could be a safe solution to the world's energy needs was never more than an empty dream. Clearly, nuclear is just another nightmare problem.

Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Sued Over Sokol Scandal

Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

WILMINGTON, Delaware - Warren Buffett, former top lieutenant David Sokol, and the rest of Berkshire Hathaway Inc's board of directors were sued o...