Nebraska Energy Office Opens New Web Site

COMPUTER.JPG (1187 bytes) A new web site recently joined the ever-growing list of Nebraska state government sites: the web site for the Nebraska Energy Office is located at

The site continues to evolve and new features are being added regularly. The web site now includes information about:

Climate Wise. A federal/state effort to assist industry to make cost-effective improvements that save energy and/or protect the environment.

Dollar and Energy Saving Loans. These low-interest loans are available to homeowners, businesses, government, farmers and ranchers to make energy efficiency improvements in buildings and systems.

Energy Efficient Mortgages. These mortgages feature discounts of up to 1 percent on mortgages for newly constructed homes and 1/4 percent on mortgages for existing homes.

Rebuild Nebraska. This federal/state effort assists business and apartment owners improve the energy efficiency of their buildings.

Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program. This federal/state effort provides free home improvements for those with limited incomes.

Low Income Weatherization Mortgages. For Nebraskans with limited incomes, these mortgages make it possible to finance needed energy improvements in homes in the process of being purchased without having an increase in the monthly loan payment.

An increasing number of information resources, previously available only in printed form are now on the web site:

The 1997 Nebraska Energy Office Annual Report

Current and past issues of the Nebraska Energy Quarterly

A regularly updated version of Nebraska Energy Statistics, 1960-the Present ( )

Even though this site is still under construction, a wealth of information about energy use and production in the state since record keeping began is now available to Internet users.

Whether you're a planner, policy wonk, a curious Nebraskan, energy management specialist, student or teacher, Energy Statistics can be a useful resource.

The site parallels the organization of the printed publication and is divided into six section with appendices:

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