By Reece Ristau, Omaha World-Herald
The wind is blowing in a new direction in Cherry County. A court order that had temporarily prevented two of the county’s board members from voting on an application for a 19-turbine wind farm in the Nebraska Sand Hills was vacated last week — a move that, for the time being, allows the county to hold a vote on the project. Continue reading here.
Additional Recommended Reading
- Energy Experts, Environmental Advocates Urge Pumping Brakes On Ethanol, by Becca Costello, NET Nebraska
- Environmental advocates should take another look at biofuels, The Hill
Opinion Contributors: Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), who has served in the U.S. Senate since 1981, and Senator Timothy Wirth (D-Colorado), who served in the U.S. Senate from 1987 to 1993.
- Global Algae Market Analysis Report, 2019-2025 – Promising Pre-Commercial Success of Biofuel Production from Algae Signals Robust Opportunities – ResearchAndMarkets.com, Business Wire
- Midwest EVOLVE Rolling out Variety of EV Events, Next-Gen Transportation News
Over the past three years, nearly 175,000 people have participated in the American Lung Association’s Midwest EVOLVE project, a seven-state program to promote the advantages of electric vehicles (EVs). The Midwest EVOLVE project is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. More information on upcoming events can be found here.
Local EV Events
Learn more at the following community events about electric vehicles, including information on available incentives, and how, when and where to charge EVs:
National Drive Electric Week – Bellevue / Omaha, September 15, 2019, 12 to 4 pm,
Bellevue University Campus, 812 Bruin Boulevard, Bellevue, Nebraska 68005.