Safety

Education Programs

Additional Resources

MidAmerican Energy provides the following additional educational resources.
  • Contractor safety program – Includes brochures and other information on contractor safety, safety videos and other activities.
  • Web-Based Virtual Plant Tours – Tour a generation facility without leaving the classroom, and expose students to the inner workings of a coal, combustion, hydroelectric, wind or geothermal facility. The online animated tours, complete with narration and captions, showcase the entire energy process.
  • History of Wind – Visit the wind energy section of our website for a detailed history of wind energy.
Teachers who used MidAmerican Energy's resources also found the following listings useful for finding free or inexpensive energy-related information.

Coal
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
    Department of Coal Development and Marketing
    620 E. Adams
    Springfield, IL 62701
    217-782-6370
  • American Coal Foundation
    1130 17th Street, N.W., Suite 220
    Washington, D.C. 20036-4604
    202-466-8630; fax 202-466-8632
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation
    Energy Systems, Communications Department
    P.O. Box 355, Bay 216E
    Pittsburgh, PA 15230-0355
    412-374-6803

General
  • Energy Quest Energy Education from the California Energy Commission
    www.energyquest.ca.gov
  • Exploratorium
    www.exploratorium.edu/snacks
  • National Energy Information Center, EI-30
    Energy Information Administration
    Forrestal Building, Room 1F-048
    Washington, D.C. 20585
    202-586-8800
  • Energy Information Administration
    www.eia.doe.gov
  • Westinghouse Electric Corporation
    Energy Systems, Communications Department
    P.O. Box 355, Bay 216E
    Pittsburgh, PA 15230-0355
    412-374-6803
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
    www.billnye.com
  • Edison Electric Institute
    www.eei.org
  • Electric Drive Transportation Association
    www.electricdrive.org

Geothermal
  • Geothermal Education Office
    664 Hilary Drive
    Tiburon, CA 94920
    800-866-4436; fax 405-435-7737
  • Geothermal Resources Council
    www.geothermal.org/what.html

Natural Gas
Nuclear
  • Nuclear Energy Institute
    1776 I Street, N.W., Suite 400
    Washington, D.C. 20006-3708
    202-739-8000
    www.nei.org
  • U.S. Department of Energy
    Office of Nuclear Energy NE-12
    Plans and Evaluation Division
    Washington, D.C. 20585
    301-903-6590

Wind
  • American Wind Energy Association
    122 C Street, N.W., Suite 220
    Washington, D.C. 20001
    202-383-2500; fax 202-383-2505