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Wind, solar power could supply 75 percent of Nebraska’s needs, advocates say

By Russell Hubbard / World-Herald staff writer

Nebraska wind and solar advocates said Wednesday that renewable energy has the potential to supply almost 75 percent of the state’s needs.

A new report produced by the Wind Energy Foundation, Creighton University and Washington-based consultants David Gardiner and Associates said “significant cost declines” for electricity generated by wind and solar power is spurring development in Nebraska and nationwide.

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