Tag Archives: Omaha Public Power District’s Community Solar Program

OPPD solar project shares sold out

As of May 9, 2019 OPPD’s community solar program has sold out with 8,403 shares allocated. A waitlist has been started to keep track of continuing interest in a community solar program and will be used to fill any vacancies in the future. The physical solar facility was impacted by the recent floods and is expected to be live in the month of August. Click here to learn more.

Watch brief YouTube videos about the program by two well-known OPPD customers and community leaders:

David Corbin, Nebraskans for Solar board member and Nebraska Sierra Club Chair.

Don Preister,
 former Nebraska State Senator, serving for sixteen years, past Bellevue City Council president and current council member, Immediate Past President of Green Bellevue and current board member.

OPPD provides third straight year with no rate increases

By Nancy Gaarder, Omaha World-Herald

The budget includes three major transmission projects and helps bring more renewable energy online. The $200 million Sholes wind farm in Wayne and Stanton Counties is expected to come online next year, bringing with it 160 megawatts of electricity. Additionally, a community solar project east of Fort Calhoun will generate five megawatts when it comes online next summer.
Read more here.

Lincoln Electric System Photo: The utility’s 5-megawatt solar farm.



Save the Date! Nebraskans for Solar Public Forum:
OPPD’s Community Solar Program, March 13, 2019 at UNO’s Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, Rooms 230/231.
Co-sponsored by Allied Organizations.