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MidAmerican Energy Company – Des Moines, Iowa


As the state capital of Iowa, Des Moines is an important area of commerce, serving vital industries such as insurance, finance, and healthcare. Records speak of the word ‘Des Moines’ as a Native American word ‘moingona’, with a meaning that historians have never accurately determined. However, the term Des Moines, of French origin, means ‘of the monks’ with historians concluding the name was derived from Trappist Monks (Moines de la Trappe) that made area along the mouth of the Des Moines River their home.

U.S. News and World Report has ranked Des Moines as offering the best value for its low cost of living, cultural attractions, and a strong economy. The Des Moines International Airport is a 15-minute drive to downtown Des Moines with its population of approximately 212,000 residents with median age of 35 years of age, earning a median income of $49,000 dollars annually. The racial diversity of residents is approximately 66% white, 13% Hispanic, 10 % African American / black, 6 % Asian and about 3 percent of two or more races.

Just some of the worthy points of interest to visit in Des Moines:

  • State Capital: The capital is worth a visit for its architecture and artwork housed inside.
  • Des Moines Farmer’s Market: Open June – September; where 200 vendors gather to sell their fresh fruits, veggies, crafts, flowers, meat, fish to the community.

  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park: 4.4 acres with 20 works of sculptured art.

  • East Village: The cultural hub of downtown Des Moines holds galleries, specialty shops, and Tacopocalypse, home of the best burrito in Iowa.

  • Hoyt Sherman Place: A well-known historic auditorium inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame for serving as a venue for artists and hosting concerts.

  • Principal Park: Principal Park is home to the Triple-A minor league baseball team, the Iowa Cubs.
  • Water Works Park: 15,000 acres of ‘green space’ for running, biking, bird watching, and fishing.
  • Iowa State Fair: Enjoy trade shows, exhibits, art galleries, amusement rides and live music.

Energy mix in IA

Energy source % Mix
Natural Gas

MidAmerican Energy Company, with its corporate headquarters in Des Moines, is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy that serves the area’s power needs. MidAmerican Energy services the electric needs of 770,000 customers and natural gas needs of 751,000 customers in a service area that covers Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Since April 2016, MidAmerican Energy Company has been committed to providing customers with 100% Renewable Energy. The Iowa Utility Board has supported their vision through approving a 2,000 megawatt Wind XI project and mandating that utility companies provide their customers with the opportunity to voluntarily contribution to renewable energy. MidAmerican’s division of such program is known as: Renewable Advantage.

MidAmerican Energy Company has shown a remarkable focus on sustainable energy, sourcing almost half of its energy from wind sources. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that the company has been consistently recognized as a Residential and Business Customer Champion by Cogent Reports’ 2017 Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement Business study and specifically named as a “Residential Customer Champion” for four consecutive years.

By teaming up with Arcadia Power, you will help create a brighter, more sustainable future, as our customers help influence power companies to recognize their customer’s demands for clean energy.

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How does Arcadia Power help me pay my MidAmerican Energy bill more efficiently?

When you enroll in Bill Pay, Arcadia Power will receive your MidAmerican Energy bill and we will send you one statement. This makes how you pay MidAmerican Energy bills easier.

However, if you aren’t enrolled in Arcadia Power’s Bill Pay program, you will continue to receive your MidAmerican Energy utility bills Additionally, if you receive separate utility bills for gas, water, or sewage, those bills from your MidAmerican Energy (and other utilities) will continue to come in the mail.

If you’re curious, here’s how the process works:


Your MidAmerican Energy bill is sent directly to Arcadia Power.


We email you a statement that includes your utility bill charge, your clean energy and overall energy usage, and savings credits or charges from any Arcadia Power programs you are enrolled in.


Three days after we send your statement, we charge the payment method you provided to make sure your electric bill is paid on time, every time. And since you’re set up for autopay, you won’t need to do a thing.


We take security and privacy seriously, and offer bank-level security with PCI-DSS compliance for your payments which is the most stringent level of certification available in the payment industry.

Certifications & affiliations

We are a Green America certified Gold member, accredited by the BBB, and a member of the two leading renewable energy associations AWEA and SEIA.

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Automatic savings

Save every month on your bills with our Price Alerts, Community Solar and Home Efficiency programs.

Renewable energy

We reduce your impact by purchasing renewable energy credits on your behalf from wind and solar farms at no extra cost.

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