Tag: Build Our Energy

“Seal the Deal” on Keystone XL at the #NOKXL Clean Energy Barn

Mark Hefflinger
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Seal the Deal The contracts that TransCanada forces on landowners mandates there cannot be any trees or permanent structures on the pipeline route, so the #NOKXL Clean Energy Barn built by volunteers with donations on land directly inside the pipeline route — and the donated trees we are planting with landowners who live on the pipeline route […]
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New Energy Roundup: February/March 2015

Ben Gotschall
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Energy Barn Update In January 2015, the New Energy Barn built in the path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 261 kilowatt hours of clean energy onto Nebraska’s public power grid.  That’s enough energy to power a refrigerator for 58 days. In February 2015, the Energy Barn generated 221 kilowatt hours of electricity, which is […]
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NBC News Visits Landowners, Clean Energy Barn, Rosebud Sioux Spirit Camp on Keystone XL Route

Mark Hefflinger
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NBC News recently visited tiny Benedict, Nebraska where the Harrington sisters — whose family has stewarded land there since the homesteading days — partnered with us to build a wind- and solar-powered barn directly in the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Harringtons are among the landowners who refuse to sell their land […]
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Stopping the Pipeline Rocks: A #NoKXL Benefit Album

RELEASE DATE: JULY 1, 2014 Click here to purchase the DVD+CD for $25 “Stopping the Pipeline Rocks” is a project of Bold Nebraska, Hear Nebraska — a nonprofit cultural organization that promotes music and arts — and Lincoln-based Red Rebel Media. Artists traveled to the Build Our Energy barn, located directly in the path of the […]
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Build Our Energy Barn Project

The TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline is proposed to run through hundreds of Nebraska homes, farms and ranches, crossing the delicate Sandhills and putting the critical Ogallala Aquifer at risk. During the summer and fall of 2013, Nebraskans stood up for their future by literally building the clean energy future we need. We challenged Big Oil […]
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Build Our Energy Barn: Top Story on 10-11 News, Front Page of Lincoln Journal Star

Mark Hefflinger
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Thanks to journalists from the York News Times, Lincoln Journal Star, Omaha World-Herald, Associated Press, NPR, 10/11 ABC in Lincoln, KHAS TV in Hastings, Maclean’s, Mother Earth News, and other outlets for covering the Build Our Energy project. //   Above the fold on the front page of the Lincoln Journal Star, Monday, Sept. 23, […]
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Build Our Energy Barn Project Announces Energy Investor Tom Steyer as Special Guest

Mark Hefflinger
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As Nebraskans prepare for the first of two weekends of building a renewable energy barn inside the proposed Keystone XL route, we are excited to announce Tom Steyer will help dedicate the barn on Sept. 22 at 3pm. Build Our Energy Barn Project Inside Keystone XL Route Announces Energy Investor Tom Steyer as Special Guest […]
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Build Our Energy Project: Declare Independence From Tarsands

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Help build a wind and solar-powered barn inside the proposed Keystone XL route in Nebraska. The Keystone XL pipeline is proposed to run through hundreds of Nebraska homes, farms and ranches, crossing the delicate Sandhills and putting the critical Ogallala Aquifer at risk. Nebraskans will stand up for their future by literally building the clean […]
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Pies Against the Pipeline: Host a Bakesale to Build Our Energy

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Want to help with the Build Our Energy project but don’t think you will be able to make it to the actual barn-raising? Help raise money for the project while enjoying an American tradition—hold a “Pies Against the Pipeline” lemonade stand with baked goods. Our tarsands-free Ogallala Aquifer has the perfect water for making the […]
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Pies Against the Pipeline: Host a Bakesale to Build Our Energy

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Want to help with the Build Our Energy project but don’t think you will be able to make it to the actual barn-raising? Help raise money for the project, while enjoying an American tradition—hold a “Pies Against the Pipeline” lemonade stand with baked goods. Our tarsands-free Ogallala Aquifer has the perfect water for making the […]
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