Climate Change Nebraska

Nebraska Public Power District

Nebraska Races to Catch Its Windy Neighbors By: Carmelo Lattuca Amid acres of swaying grasslands and rows of corn and soybeans, a newcomer rises high above the Nebraska prairie. Giant steel wind turbines three times the size of a cottonwood spin in the state’s steady breeze. The spinning towers now churn out 20% of Nebraska’s

Breezy Nebraska Could Also Be a Solar Powerhouse By: Annelise Christen Light glides over the Nebraska prairie, flushing the darkness from its path to reveal the manifestation of Cliff Mesner’s dream. The sun strikes dark, rectangular panels floating above what used to be a gravel lot. Electrons fire across millions of circuits and shoot off