By Eugene Curtin, Associate Editor, Bellevue Leader / Posted on Omaha.Com
Creighton University wants to assess the possibility of building a solar energy farm on the old Sarpy County Landfill along Cedar Island Road . . . Larry Hopp, director of Creighton’s Energy Technology Program, and Andrew Baruth, Creighton professor of physics, won the Sarpy County Board’s support Dec. 15 for an effort to study the costs and obstacles associated with building a solar farm on the site. The study would be performed by students enrolled in Creighton’s Energy Technology Program and would represent the culminating task of their course of study.
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ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
For capstone class, Creighton students analyze energy efficiency of Omaha Archdiocese schools, by Alia Conley, World-Herald staff writer
Powerful Outreach: Creighton’s energy technology students get real-world experience while helping nonprofits with alternative energy solutions, by Eugene Curtin, Creighton Magazine
Siena-Francis Solar Photovoltaic Installation: A Collaboration of the Omaha Public Power District, Nebraskans for Solar and Creighton University’s Energy Technology Program, by Anton G. Yanchilin / Edited by Dr. Andrew G. Baruth