Omaha World Herald
By Larry Hopp, Director of the Energy Technology Program at Creighton University
In Nebraska — where the ground touches the sky — our abundant natural resources have fueled our agricultural economy for hundreds of years. Our notorious wind, ample sunshine, water and fertile soils all play important roles in making our state a key part of the nation’s breadbasket.
These renewable natural resources have also put our state in a prime position to become a national leader in renewable power. Nebraska enjoys the third-best wind resources in the nation, and we are ranked 13th for solar power potential.
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See also: Wind, solar power could supply 75 percent of Nebraska’s needs, advocates say, by Russell Hubbard, Omaha World Herald
“Creighton University’s Sustainable Energy Science Program” – A Panel Presentation, March 23, 2015, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Creighton University’s Eppley Building, Technology Room, 25th & California. Co-sponsored by Nebraskans for Solar (NFS). RSVP: NFS Events Organizer, Helen Deffenbacher email@example.com. For additional details, click here.