Berkshire Hathaway Energy

BHE Compression Services Offers Industry-Leading Sustainable Natural Gas Compression

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

BHE Compression Services, a newly formed Berkshire Hathaway Energy business, will offer natural gas compression services focused on large horsepower with the patent pending technology known as CleanMachine.

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  • BHE Compression Services, a newly formed Berkshire Hathaway Energy business, will offer natural gas compression services focused on large horsepower with the patent pending technology known as CleanMachine.
  • With this performance, BHE Compression Services will become the industry leader in responsibly sourced natural gas compression services.
  • Industry veterans Michael Robbins and Peter Strezo, co-founders of TCB Energy Services, will serve in key leadership roles at BHE Compression Services and will work at the companys headquarters in Houston, Texas.
  • We are excited to partner with Berkshire Hathaway Energy to build a new, environmentally sustainable compression company, said Robbins, president and CEO of BHE Compression Services.

Berkshire Hathaway Energy Supports PURPA Ruling

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 3:37am

Berkshire Hathaway Energy supports the ruling to modernize PURPA, as policy revisions address the significant changes that have taken place in the nations energy markets since those rules first took effect, and the revisions will allow the company to provide additional value to its customers.

Key Points: 
  • Berkshire Hathaway Energy supports the ruling to modernize PURPA, as policy revisions address the significant changes that have taken place in the nations energy markets since those rules first took effect, and the revisions will allow the company to provide additional value to its customers.
  • We appreciate Chairman Chatterjees leadership and the thoughtful efforts of FERC and its staff in issuing this final rule, said Pat Reiten, Berkshire Hathaway Energy senior vice president of government relations.
  • As Berkshire Hathaway Energy acquires increasing amounts of renewable generation, the modernization of PURPA provides greater opportunities to ensure customers receive fair energy prices.
  • From our roots in renewable energy, Berkshire Hathaway Energy has grown to a $100.8 billion portfolio of locally managed businesses that share a vision of being the best energy company in serving our customers, while delivering sustainable energy solutions.

Williams Appoints Chad Teply as Senior Vice President of Project Execution

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 10:15pm

Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today that Chad Teply has been named senior vice president of Project Execution, succeeding John Poarch, who left the company in February 2020.

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  • Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today that Chad Teply has been named senior vice president of Project Execution, succeeding John Poarch, who left the company in February 2020.
  • Executing our projects well is incredibly important as the U.S. looks to Williams to build the critical natural gas infrastructure that fuels our daily lives, said Micheal Dunn, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Williams.
  • Chad has a proven track record of executive leadership and successfully delivering billions of dollars of energy infrastructure projects.
  • Teply most recently served as senior vice president of Business Policy and Development for PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy company.

Index AR Solutions Announces Completion of Gas Technician Apprenticeship Two-Year Training Program Modernization for MidAmerican Energy

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 3:35pm

Index AR Solutions, a leading creator of digital workforce training, announced completion of a strategic initiative to convert MidAmerican Energys gas apprenticeship program to digital platforms.

Key Points: 
  • Index AR Solutions, a leading creator of digital workforce training, announced completion of a strategic initiative to convert MidAmerican Energys gas apprenticeship program to digital platforms.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200414005235/en/
    The gas apprenticeship eBook library contains a complete set of training modules and apps, separated into phases.
  • MidAmerican is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy that serves 791,000 electric and 771,000 natural gas customers in Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota and Nebraska.
  • Index AR Solutions worked side-by-side with MidAmerican trainers during the modernization effort, pairing AR and eBook learning tools to create a highly experiential learning platform with rich visual, auditory and tactile elements.

Index AR Solutions and MidAmerican Energy Company Partner on Mobile App to Simplify Source-Transfer Switch Operations for Electrical Utilities

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:15pm

MidAmerican Energy Company is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, wholly-owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A; BRK.B).

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  • MidAmerican Energy Company is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, wholly-owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A; BRK.B).
  • The Source-Transfer Controller SuperApp is available for purchase through Index AR Solutions, with pricing and terms based on a co-marketing agreement with MidAmerican Energy Company.
  • Index AR Solutions is a leading enterprise augmented reality (AR) and eBook solutions provider creating mobile applications that make workers more capable and productive.
  • Information about MidAmerican Energy is available on the companys website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed at MidAmerican Energy Company's website www.MidAmericanenergy.com .

Sempra Energy Completes $2.5 Billion Divestiture Of US Renewables And Non-Utility Natural Gas Storage Assets

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 9:15pm

SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), today announced that it has completed the divestiture of its U.S. renewables business and non-utility natural gas storage assets, generating approximately $2.5 billion in total cash proceeds.

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  • SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), today announced that it has completed the divestiture of its U.S. renewables business and non-utility natural gas storage assets, generating approximately $2.5 billion in total cash proceeds.
  • In February, Sempra Energy completed the sale of its non-utility U.S. natural gas storage facilities to an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners for $328 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments.
  • AEP is one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy delivery companies, with approximately $16 billion in annual revenues and $69 billion in assets.
  • Sempra South American Utilities, Sempra North American Infrastructure, Sempra LNG, Sempra Renewables, Sempra Mexico, Sempra Texas Utility, Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor) and Infraestructura Energtica Nova, S.A.B.

Sempra Energy To Sell US Wind Assets To American Electric Power

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 9:15pm

The agreement to sell the remainder of Sempra Renewables, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, includes the Black Oak Getty Wind project in Minnesota and the Apple Blossom Wind project in Michigan, as well as its interests in the following projects jointly owned with BP Wind Energy: Auwahi Wind in Hawaii (wind and battery storage), Flat Ridge 2 Wind in Kansas, Mehoopany Wind in Pennsylvania, Cedar Creek 2 Wind in Colorado, and Fowler Ridge 2 Wind in Indiana.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement to sell the remainder of Sempra Renewables, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, includes the Black Oak Getty Wind project in Minnesota and the Apple Blossom Wind project in Michigan, as well as its interests in the following projects jointly owned with BP Wind Energy: Auwahi Wind in Hawaii (wind and battery storage), Flat Ridge 2 Wind in Kansas, Mehoopany Wind in Pennsylvania, Cedar Creek 2 Wind in Colorado, and Fowler Ridge 2 Wind in Indiana.
  • American Electric Power is one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy-delivery companies, with approximately $16 billion in annual revenues and $69 billion in assets.
  • Sempra South American Utilities, Sempra North American Infrastructure, Sempra LNG & Midstream, Sempra Renewables, Sempra Mexico, Sempra Texas Utility, Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor) and Infraestructura Energtica Nova, S.A.B.
  • de C.V. (IEnova) are not the same companies as the California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) or Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), and Sempra South American Utilities, Sempra North American Infrastructure, Sempra LNG & Midstream, Sempra Renewables, Sempra Mexico, Sempra Texas Utility, Oncor and IEnova are not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission.

Sempra Energy Foundation, Employees Pledge Disaster-Relief Assistance To Hurricane And Typhoon Victims

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:12pm

The Sempra Energy Foundation also will match contributions made by employees of all Sempra Energy companies, up to a total of $25,000 to each charity.

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  • The Sempra Energy Foundation also will match contributions made by employees of all Sempra Energy companies, up to a total of $25,000 to each charity.
  • Additionally,Dallas-basedOncor Electric Delivery Company LLC,of which Sempra Energy ownsa majoritystake, providedmutual assistance utility crewsin areas affected by Hurricane Florence.
  • The Sempra Energy Foundation is the 501(c)(3) private foundation of Sempra Energy , a San Diego-based energy services holding company with 2017 revenues of more than $11 billion.
  • Sempra South American Utilities, Sempra North American Infrastructure, Sempra LNG & Midstream, Sempra Renewables, Sempra Mexico, Sempra Texas Utility, Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor) and Infraestructura Energtica Nova, S.A.B.

MidAmerican Energy Company Awards PFES with Three-Year EPC Management Contract

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PFES, LLC, has been awarded a contract by MidAmerican Energy Company (MidAmerican Energy) to manage its growing portfolio of electric utility substation and transmission line capital improvement projects over the next three years.

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  • NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PFES, LLC, has been awarded a contract by MidAmerican Energy Company (MidAmerican Energy) to manage its growing portfolio of electric utility substation and transmission line capital improvement projects over the next three years.
  • "It is a privilege to be selected by MidAmerican Energy to support their portfolio of power delivery projects.
  • In May of this year, MidAmerican Energy announced plans to invest an additional $922 million in its newest wind project.
  • MidAmerican Energy Company, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, serves 770,000 electric customers and 751,000 natural gas customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Jeffrey W. Martin Named Chairman Of Sempra Energy

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 2:10pm

In his 13 years with the Sempra Energy family of companies, Martin has held a variety of increasingly responsible leadership positions.

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  • In his 13 years with the Sempra Energy family of companies, Martin has held a variety of increasingly responsible leadership positions.
  • Prior to becoming Sempra Energy's CEO in May, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Sempra Energy.
  • From 2010 through 2013, Martin was president and CEO of Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Sempra Generation, the predecessor companies of Sempra Energy's renewable energy and midstream businesses.
  • Sempra South American Utilities, Sempra North American Infrastructure, Sempra LNG & Midstream, Sempra Renewables, Sempra Mexico, Sempra Texas Utility, Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC (Oncor) and Infraestructura Energtica Nova, S.A.B.