MidAmerican Renewables
1,884 Megawatt Capacity
300 Employees

Generating Clean Energy Solutions

MidAmerican Renewables encompasses MidAmerican Solar, MidAmerican Wind, MidAmerican Geothermal, MidAmerican Hydro as well as renewable project development and commercial management. MidAmerican Renewables owns solar, wind, geothermal and hydroelectric projects that produce energy for both the wholesale market and for customers under long-term power agreements.

By working to produce usable energy from noncarbon resources, these businesses offer energy alternatives and help to reduce the environmental impacts of energy creation. This gives Berkshire Hathaway Energy a cleaner, more diverse generation portfolio that's better able to meet the varying needs of our customers.

MidAmerican Renewables Service Area
Renewable Energy

MidAmerican Renewables Solar Star projects will displace approximately 570,000 metric tons of CO2 per year – the equivalent of taking approximately 108,000 cars off the road annually.

Environmental Respect

By being good stewards of the environment, MidAmerican Renewables also is able to create local jobs and spur the capital investment that sustains communities.

A Vision for the Future

MidAmerican Renewables is committed to developing solar, wind, hydro and geothermal projects that deliver safe, reliable and cost-effective energy.

Solar Energy


1,271 megawatt capacity*

MidAmerican Solar is emerging as an industry leader in solar energy generation and continues to develop its portfolio with noncarbon resources.

Wind Energy


381 megawatt capacity*

MidAmerican Wind operates three unregulated wind-powered generation projects, generating a capacity of nearly 400 megawatts.

Geothermal Energy


327 megawatt capacity*

MidAmerican Geothermalowns 10 geothermal facilities in California’s Imperial Valley. The combined capacity at Imperial Valley is 327 net megawatts (nominal).

Hydro Energy


5 megawatt capacity*

MidAmerican Hydro, through Hawaii's Wailuku hydroelectric facility, has the capacity to produce 10 megawatts of electricity.

Topaz Solar Farms

Topaz Solar Farms is a 550-megawatt solar power plant in San Luis Obispo County, California. Construction on the project began in November 2011 and is expected to run through 2015. It's among the world's largest solar farms currently under construction and once complete will have more than eight million modules installed. The project is estimated to infuse $417 million into the local economy and create roughly 400 construction jobs over a three-year period.

*Total contract capacity — owned and under construction.