MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company

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MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company is a holding company that is 89.8% owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Berkshire has owned a controlling stake since 1999.[1]

Gregory E. Abel serves as president, chairman and CEO. David L. Sokol was CEO until 2008.


MidAmerican holds the following companies:

On September 18, 2008, MidAmerican announced $26.50-a-share cash offer to purchase Constellation Energy, a FORTUNE 125 company with 2007 revenues of $21 billion and the nation's largest competitive supplier of electricity to large commercial and industrial customers and largest wholesale power seller. However, the deal did not take place.

On May 29, 2013, MidAmerican announced a $23.75-a-share cash offer to purchase NV Energy based in Las Vegas, NV.[2]


MidAmerican is discussing with BYD Auto how to set up a U.S. dealer network for the F6DM plug-in hybrid electric car, which would likely go head to head with offerings from Toyota, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.[3]


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