"MidAmerican Energy is pleased to be a part of Vermillion, and we're committed to continuing our mutually beneficial partnership,: said Mark Rodvold, economic development consultant for MidAmerican. "We're also pleased to provide these funds as a resource for encouraging economic development."
MidAmerican Energy's economic development group assists businesses with expansion plans and provides resources for development organizations to assist with crucial business retention, expansion and recruitment efforts. The group also helps address pertinent issues during the site selection process.
"Our mission is to partner with the communities we serve and assist with local development priorities," said Kathryn Kunert, vice president of community relations and economic development for MidAmerican. "We look forward to continuing this productive relationship with Vermillion."
MidAmerican Energy serves 78,611 natural gas customers in 24 communities and 3,794 electric customers in six communities in South Dakota.
MidAmerican Energy Company, Iowa's largest energy company, provides electric service to 706,000 customers and natural gas service to 687,000 customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota. It is headquartered in Des Moines, IA.
Information about MidAmerican is available on the Internet at www.midamericanenergy.com.