Omaha World-Herald Editorial Staff
It’s encouraging to see how Nebraska’s institutions of higher learning are directing growing attention to environmental sustainability and energy efficiency. Construction projects, too, are prompting increased attention on this important need. Here are just a few of the examples: Continue reading here.
Creighton University photo of the campus’ 85-kilowatt solar canopy on the Cuming Street parking lot.
ALSO OF POTENTIAL INTEREST
- New Sarpy substation worthy of big “like”, The Wire, OPPD Blog
The substation upgrade that will feed Facebook’s data center in Sarpy County was finished this spring and energized in July.
- Family friendly events in and around Lincoln this week, July 25-Aug. 1, Lincoln Journal Star
LES Sustainable Living Festival — Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Get a close up look at electric bicycles, snack on solar-cooked popcorn, bring all types of electronics to recycle, learn about the science of composting, renewable solar and wind energy, and enter to win a bicycle or smart thermostat. The Railyard, 350 Canopy St. Free.