Tina Hoffman Lower Bills for Iowa Utility Customers By Herb Trix • Jul 16, 2018 Customers of MidAmerican Energy in Iowa will get a break on their monthly bills next year, thanks to the legislature and governor. Tax Reform Means Lower Utility Bills By Herb Trix • Apr 2, 2018 Thanks to tax reform, utility bills will start going down soon. MidAmerican Energy says bills will be lowered for its Illinois customers starting in April, and probably for Iowa customers in May. Dubuque to Hold Public Forum for Iowa Energy Plan By Sarah Ritter • Apr 13, 2016 iowaenergyplan.org Dubuque residents could help Iowa develop its first comprehensive energy plan. Thursday, the state will hold a public forum for the Iowa Energy Plan, at Northeast Iowa Community College in Dubuque.