MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. changes name to Berkshire Hathaway Energy

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MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. is pleased to announce it has changed its name to Berkshire Hathaway Energy, effective immediately.

The businesses of Berkshire Hathaway Energy will continue to be managed locally, and the names and operations of our businesses will not be affected.


“Our new name reflects the benefits we gain from Berkshire Hathaway’s ownership, particularly our ability to reinvest in our businesses and take a long-term view of our customers’ needs, which have helped us become a leader in the global energy industry,” said Greg Abel, chairman, president and CEO. “Our vision remains unchanged – to be the best energy company in serving our customers, while delivering sustainable energy solutions.”

Berkshire Hathaway Energy owns a portfolio of locally managed businesses with $70 billion of assets as of December 31, 2013. These businesses serve more than 8.4 million customers and end-users around the world. Berkshire Hathaway Energy is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.