New developments help Nebraska take advantage of its capacity for wind power, which accounted for more than 10 percent of its energy in 2016

By Cole Epley, Omaha World-Herald  

Nebraska’s wind capacity is fourth-best in the country when it comes to the potential for producing electricity, but the state lags behind 16 others when it comes to actually tapping that resource. That could soon change, though, as more high-profile wind developments come blowing through — one, the 400-megawatt Grande Prairie project in Holt County, already is helping Nebraska catch up to its potential, industry watchers say. Continue reading.

Photo Credit: Megan Farmer / The World-Herald. Turbines at Grande Prairie, Nebraska’s largest wind energy development, helped push wind’s share of electricity generated in Nebraska to more than 10 percent.