Tag: Solar

Third Nebraska Family Installs Solar in the Path of Keystone XL Pipeline in “Solar XL” Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 13, 2018 Contact: Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Dani Heffernan, 350.org, 305-992-1544, dani@350.org Third Nebraska Family Installs Solar in the Path of Keystone XL Pipeline Crowdfunding continues for “Solar XL” project to place additional installations inside the KXL route in Nebraska and South Dakota Naper, NE — Ranchers Bob & Nancy […]
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July 13: Solar XL Installation #3 on Allpress Ranch

Help us build solar in the path of Keystone XL! Solar XL Install #3 will take place July 13th on the Allpress ranch near Naper. DONATE $25 or more to Solar XL and your name will appear on plaques attached to the panels: https://nokxlpromise.org/solarxl/?source=tagged&referrer=bold-nebraska WHAT: Solar XL Install #3 WHEN: Friday, July 13, 10:00 a.m. […]
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Tribes, Landowners, and Climate Groups Expand Campaign to Build Solar Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route

Mark Hefflinger
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2018 Contacts: Dani Heffernan, dani@nokxlpromise.org, +1 (305) 992-1544 Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Tribes, Landowners, and Climate Groups Expand Campaign to Build Solar Inside Keystone XL Pipeline Route Crowdfunding will support solar panel installations in South Dakota and Nebraska ahead of TransCanada’s plans for clear-cutting this Fall Lower Brule, South […]
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Groups Launch Campaign to Build Solar Inside the Keystone XL Pipeline Route

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 06, 2017 Contacts: Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org Mark Hefflinger, Bold Nebraska, mark@boldnebraska.org Dani Heffernan, 350.org, 305-992-1544, dani@350.org Groups Launch Campaign to Build Solar Inside the Keystone XL Pipeline Route Crowdfunding will support solar panel installations in the path of the pipeline Omaha, NE — Today, Bold Nebraska, 350.org, Indigenous […]
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SOLAR XL: Resisting Keystone XL by Building Clean Energy in the Pipeline’s Path

Donate $25 to build solar in the path of Keystone XL (UPDATE: June 12, 2018) NEW SOLAR XL FUNDRAISING GOAL: $60,000 We are deeply grateful to everyone who contributed to reach our first fundraising goal of $50,000 to build three Solar XL installations in the path of the pipeline! With the prospect of Keystone XL […]
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Bold Nebraska Launches “Made In the Neb” Online Hub and Interactive Map to Promote Nebraska’s Bold Businesses and Clean Energy Production

Bold Nebraska Launches “Made In the Neb” Online Hub and Interactive Map to Promote Nebraska’s Bold Businesses and Clean Energy Production Participating businesses include local wind and solar installers and Nebraska farms, ranches, restaurants, bakeries, hardware stores, skateboard shops, and service providers Lincoln, NE — Bold Nebraska on Tuesday launched “Made In the Neb,” a new web-based, […]
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Tell Warren Buffett: Stop Blocking the Sun, Support Small Rooftop and Farm Solar

Warren Buffett’s utilities — along with others across the country — are mounting a coordinated effort to block the astounding growth of small, rooftop solar being installed by homeowners, farmers, ranchers and small businesses. (1) It’s a cynical effort to eliminate competition for Warren’s own businesses, instead of complementing the investments being made by citizens […]
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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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Belgrade, NE Solar Tour Generates Energy and Interest

Mark Hefflinger
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Re-posted with permission from the Center for Rural Affairs Guest writer Martin Kleinschmit was a participating farmer in our pioneering Small Farm Energy Project in 1976. He also worked for the Center for years in our beginning farmer and sustainable agriculture programs. Jim Knopik is a board member of the Center for Rural Affairs. Solar […]
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New Energy Roundup: May 2015

Ben Gotschall
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Energy Barn Update In April 2015, the Build Our Energy Barn built in the path of the Keystone Export pipeline generated 281 kilowatt-hours of electricity back onto Nebraska’s public power grid, which is enough energy to power a light bulb for 30 months.  To date, the Energy Barn has produced 5.15 megawatt-hours of clean energy […]
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