Tag: Bold Nebraska

New Energy Roundup: September 2015

Energy Barn Update In the month of August 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn in the proposed path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 302 kilowatt-hours of clean energy onto Nebraska’s public power grid.  That is enough energy to power a refrigerator for 2 months.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 6.2 megawatt-hours of […]
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Energy Barn Update: Summer 2015

Summer means sun, and when the sun shines, Nebraskans can take advantage of harnessing that energy to power our homes and businesses.  Bold Nebraska believes in adding more small-scale, distributed energy generation, like rooftop solar, to more communities in our state.  Solar energy saves money, keeps the air clean, and creates jobs for installers and […]
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Canadians, Stay Strong Against TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline

The following is an excerpt from a longer piece previously published by the Canadian National Farmers Union on their website.  A link to the full post can be found here: http://www.nfu.ca/energy-east   Working with the Council of Canadians, I spent a week visiting communities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan along the Energy East pipeline path in the spring […]
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May 15: “Politics and Pints” at Omaha’s Farnam House Brewing

RSVP below to join us in Omaha on May 15 at Farnam House Brewing Company (3558 Farnam Street) for “Politics & Pints,” a meetup where locals who care about their community can sample local beers, local food, and meet like-minded folks taking action on issues that impact our community and our planet. While you’re enjoying your first […]
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New Energy Roundup: April 2015

Energy Barn Update In March 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn built in the path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 340 kilowatt-hours of electricity back onto Nebraska’s public power grid, which has the same carbon offset as planting 6 trees.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 4.84 megawatt-hours of clean energy for Nebraska, […]
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Bold Nebraska Submits Discovery Requests to TransCanada in South Dakota Keystone XL Permit Process

On Tuesday, Bold Nebraska submitted its first round of interrogatories as part of the discovery process in the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission permitting process for the Keystone XL pipeline. The interrogatories, directed toward pipeline operator TransCanada, address a number of important points, evidence and facts surrounding the proposed pipeline project.  Bold’s most relevant questions […]
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