energy

Business
4:41 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

NRC says Fort Calhoun Station ready to restart

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Fort Calhoun Station is ready to restart.

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Business
8:17 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Nebraska to nearly triple wind energy capacity by 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A series of new projects will nearly triple Nebraska's wind energy capacity by the end of 2015.

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Government
8:56 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers take another look at wind energy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are once again looking for ways to attract wind-energy producers to Nebraska.

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Business
8:09 am
Fri October 18, 2013

OPPD approves plan to double wind energy

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District has announced its plan to buy 400 megawatts of power from a wind farm being built near O'Neill in northeast Nebraska.

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Nebraska
2:08 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

NRC: progress being made at Fort Calhoun Station; no timeline for restart

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says five categories on a Fort Calhoun Station restart checklist are closed out, and progress is being made.

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Nebraska
2:15 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

NRC: Fort Calhoun Station closer to restarting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Regulators say the idle Fort Calhoun nuclear plant is making good progress toward restarting for the first time in more than two years, but some significant issues remain unresolved.

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Business
2:37 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

MidAmerican Energy to install wind turbines in five Iowa counties

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a plan from the state's largest utility company to install hundreds of wind turbines by the end of 2015.

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Government
1:28 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Lawmakers approve bill for wind farm incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would use sales tax exemptions to attract wind farms to Nebraska has won final approval from lawmakers.

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Business
1:00 am
Fri May 17, 2013

NRC, OPPD holding public meeting Friday on Fort Calhoun Station

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and OPPD have a public meeting scheduled Friday in Omaha about Fort Calhoun Station.

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Business
1:00 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Symposium focuses on energy costs, conserving resources

A symposium this Friday in Kearney will cover energy-related education programs and their impact, meeting the needs of low-income energy consumers, and exploring how utilities and consumer outreach organizations can work together to find solutions to the challenges presented by energy costs.

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