News: MidAmerican Energy Aims for 85% Wind Power

Des Moines Register: MidAmerican Energy aims for 85% wind power

Excerpt: MidAmerican Energy took a giant, $3.6 billion step Thursday toward its goal of meeting all of its customers' power needs with green energy such as wind and solar.

With the investment, the Des Moines utility's largest, MidAmerican would get 85 percent of its energy from wind, CEO Bill Fehrman said Thursday at a press conference with Gov. Terry Branstad and Debi Durham, the state's economic development director.