energy

Nebraska
1:00 am
Thu September 4, 2014

13 wind energy projects in Nebraska, more under construction

Wind energy accounted for 4.8 percent of all electricity generated in Nebraska last year.

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Nebraska
8:30 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study concludes that the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated this year.

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Business
12:57 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

District to phase out coal at Omaha power plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District board has decided to phase out coal to generate electrical power at its Omaha plant.

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Nebraska
1:43 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Study of Nebraska nuclear flood risks narrowed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators have told the utilities that own Nebraska's two nuclear power plants not to worry about some unlikely ways upstream dams might fail even though they are studying those flood risks.

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Nebraska
8:11 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Utilities discuss flood risks at state nuclear plants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For the second time this month, Nebraska's two biggest utilities will meet with regulators to discuss flooding hazards at their two nuclear power plants.

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Government
4:51 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Iowa House backs tax credits for wind energy

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The project completion deadline and tax credits for wind energy and other renewable energy projects would be extended under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Iowa House.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Gas prices up in Omaha compared to 2013

Gas prices are up 21 cents in Omaha compared to this time last year.

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Environment
8:04 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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Government
5:54 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Lawmakers seek wind energy development in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An effort to encourage more wind energy development in Nebraska hit a roadblock this legislative session, but some Nebraska lawmakers are determined to capitalize on the state's wind potential.

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Nebraska
10:58 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. nuke plant at full power after brief outage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Utility officials say a Nebraska nuclear plant is operating at full power again after a brief outage last month.

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