energy

Business
8:00 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Berkshire unit says it plans to build Nebraska wind farm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. plans to build a 400-megawtt wind farm in northeast Nebraska and sell all the power to Omaha Public Power District.

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Government
1:42 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Nebraska wastewater well wins approval despite opposition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have approved a controversial disposal well in northwest Nebraska for wastewater generated by oil and natural gas production.

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Government
8:03 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Nebraska renewable energy tax credit bill sparks debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new effort to lure wind farms to Nebraska is sparking a debate among lawmakers.

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Nebraska
12:22 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

Senators: More scrutiny needed for proposed wastewater site

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State lawmakers are calling for greater scrutiny of a proposed disposal well for fracking water in western Nebraska.

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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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