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...

Clean Energy in Nebraska: Solar

Join Conservation Nebraska and guest speaker Max Markuson DiPrince, as he discusses the concepts of modern solar technology research and development. Markuson DiPrince’s research at Creighton University Department of Physics focuses on a specific type of solar cell,...

Energy in Nebraska: Nuclear

Join Conservation Nebraska and Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) for an event on nuclear energy in Nebraska. We will be joined by Dan Buman, Director of Nuclear Oversight at NPPD, who will be discussing the status of nuclear energy in the state. He will cover...