Tag: Renewable Energy

Feb. 4: York Pipeline Fighter Meetup and New Energy Voter 2014 Update

Mark Hefflinger
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**Please note updated date/time** Join us for a Keystone XL Pipeline Fighter meetup on Tuesday, Feb. 4 (5-7 p.m.) at the York Community Center, for an update on the U.S. State Department’s review of TransCanada’s pipeline permit application, as well as an overview of the state of Nebraska’s public power landscape, and a preview of […]
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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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Feb. 8: Omaha Pipeline Fighter Meetup and New Energy Voter 2014 Update

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**Please note updated date/time** Join Bold Nebraska and the KANEKO community for a Keystone XL Pipeline Fighter meetup on Saturday, Feb. 8 (1-3 p.m.) at KANEKO in Omaha. We’ll provide an update on the U.S. State Department’s review of TransCanada’s pipeline permit application, as well as an overview of the state of Nebraska’s public power […]
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Feb. 8: Lincoln Pipeline Fighter Meetup and New Energy Voter 2014 Update

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**Please note updated date/time** Join Bold Nebraska and The Social Justice Network of the Unitarian Church of Lincoln for a Keystone XL Pipeline Fighter meetup on Saturday, Feb. 8 (1-3 p.m.) at the Unitarian Chuch of Lincoln. We’ll provide an update on the U.S. State Department’s review of TransCanada’s pipeline permit application, as well as […]
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ALEC vs. Clean Energy

Mark Hefflinger
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  Released on Nov. 1, 2013 by ProgressNow and partners including The Sierra Club, Greenpeace and the Center for Media and Democracy, this report seeks to analyze the effect of ALEC’s energy policies in selected states and to shed light on the conflicts of interest, coordinated efforts, and simply bad policy ALEC disseminates.   ALEC […]
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NPPD Board Votes Against More Wind Power for Nebraska

Mark Hefflinger
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Nebraska Public Power District’s (NPPD) board on Friday voted 6-3 against a proposal to purchase more wind energy for Nebraska, which currently derives the lion’s share of its power from burning coal. Statements from Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb, Nebraska Sierra Club policy advocate Ken Winston, NPPD District 11 Director Fred Christensen, and Nebraska Farmers Union […]
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Tell LES: Invest in Local Solar

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(photo by Mary Anne Andrei)  ATTENTION LINCOLN RESIDENTS AND LES RATEPAYERS: Very soon, leaders at Lincoln Electric System will be meeting to discuss some important budget issues.  LES has been given a proposal for a Clean Local Energy Available Now (CLEAN) project that would allow Lincoln residents and businesses to generate clean solar energy and power their community […]
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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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Tell LES: Invest in Local Solar Pilot Project

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ATTENTION LINCOLN RESIDENTS AND LES RATEPAYERS: Very soon, leaders at Lincoln Electric System will be meeting to discuss some important budget issues.  LES has been given a proposal for a Clean Local Energy Available Now (CLEAN) project that would allow Lincoln residents and businesses to generate clean solar energy and power their community and local […]
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