Latest CalEnergy Stories

2008-09-24 15:00:00

By Andy Rosen In MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., Constellation Energy Group would not only get an owner with access to the vast cash reserves of Berkshire Hathaway Corp., but also one that can be aggressive in pushing its agenda with regulators. MidAmerican, based in Des Moines, Iowa, and controlled by famed investor Warren Buffet, has a mixed reputation among regulators in the Rocky Mountain and Northwestern states where it operates. There, the company entered the market in 2006 through...

2008-03-24 18:00:43

Nevada Power Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sierra Pacific Resources (NYSE:SRP), Kern River Gas Transmission Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, and Ormat Nevada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today plans to build a six-megawatt (MW) waste-heat recovery renewable energy project in the Goodsprings area approximately 35 miles south of Las Vegas. The project, subject to regulatory approvals,...

2008-03-11 12:00:41

Gregory E. Abel will become the chief executive officer of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company at the company's April 16, 2008, board of directors meeting. David L. Sokol will continue to serve as the chairman of the board of MidAmerican. Abel currently serves as president of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, based in Des Moines, Iowa. He serves as chairman and chief executive officer of PacifiCorp, which provides electric service to six western states and approximately 1.7 million...

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