Lincoln Electric System Wind Turbine Tour

Join Conservation Nebraska for this unique opportunity to get a close-up view of one of LES’ wind turbines. Jim Dutton and Tyson Chambers from LES will talk about the history of the turbines in Lincoln, general operations and the challenges, opportunities, and...

Get to Know: Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

Do you have questions about the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)? Join Conservation Nebraska and USDA Rural Development of Nebraska for an event all about REAP. We will learn about the program and how you can apply before the next deadline of March 31, 2023....

LES Wind Turbine Tour

Wind energy is emerging as one of the top clean energy sources, but did you know the Lincoln Electric System (LES) has been utilizing wind energy since 1998? Join Conservation Nebraska and LES for a unique opportunity to get a close-up view of one of LES’ wind...

The History of Wind Energy in Nebraska

Wind energy continues to become an integral part of our power grid. But did you know that we’ve had wind energy in the Midwest since the 1920s. Join Conservation Nebraska for a history lesson with F. John Hay. John, an Extension Educator with the University of...

What Net Zero Means to Nebraska

Join Conservation Nebraska, UNL Environmental Studies Program, and guest speakers from Omaha Public Power District (OPPD), Lincoln Electric System (LES), and Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) for an event on their net zero carbon goals and what their future plans...