Can Smart Phone Energy Apps Save You Money?

I'm interested in smartphone apps that will help track my energy use and provide tips for how to reduce it. Do you have any suggestions?  Continued...»

The Importance of Insulation

While you might expect "R-value" to be the level of appreciation a pirate has for buried treasure, during cold or hot weather, you might want to consider your own "R-value".  Continued...»

Energy Efficiency Investments Help Create Nebraska Jobs

A report from the Midwest Energy Alliance concluded that 2014 energy efficiency investments in the Midwest have yielded, and will continue to generate, net benefits for the regional economy.  Continued...»

MEAN Board Approves Pursuing Agreement for Wind Energy

The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) Board of Directors at its January 19, 2017 board meeting approved pursuing a 20-year power purchase agreement with Sandhills Energy based in Valentine, Nebraska...  Continued...»

Transmission Regulatory Web Site Open

The Midwestern Governors Association (MGA) announced the addition of 12 Midwestern states to the Regulatory and Permitting Information Desktop (RAPID) Toolkit.  Continued...»

Digital Devices Impact Energy Use

Ah, the Digital Age. We have gadgets galore, the ability to manage our homes in new novative ways, brilliant images and captivating sounds of modern entertainment options...  Continued...»


Energy Statistics

Energy Supply and Demand Information

Continuously throughout the year, energy statistics data series are updated as new information becomes available. Some series are updated weekly, monthly, annually or...  Take a look...»

Agricultue & Energy

Using Energy Wisely on Farm and Ranch

There’s no avoiding this reality in farming: Direct energy accounts for 5 to 7 percent of farm expenditures; indirect energy accounts for 9 to 10 percent.   More info...»

In the Classroom

A Toolkit for Teachers and Parents

A good way to teach kids about energy is with an introduction to the concept of energy. Students discuss specific types of energy and the practical sources...   Continue learning...»

Energy Tips

Ways to Save Energy and Money at Home

Hot showers are great, but you can wait a long time for that hot water to reach your shower. You're not just wasting time, you're wasting energy.   Learn more...»



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