The Intern Solution

During the summer of 2017 university student interns will be engaged in three Nebraska Energy Office energy efficiency projects. Continued...»

No-Cost Ways to Make Your Home More Efficient

In many homes today nearly every light bulb is now a LED, or light-emitting diode, light bulb. Even though these are much more efficient than incandescent or CFL bulbs... Continued...»

Wind Power Makes Headway in Nebraska

Nebraska joined the Gigawatt Club last year by generating 1,000 Megawatts of electricity from wind — enough to power about 175,000 homes. Continued...»

Nebraska Municipal Power Pool Website Gets Makeover

NMPP Energy launched its new website redesign in May. The site is mobile friendly, allowing for intuitive viewing on mobile devices and tablets. Continued...»

Where to Start When Replacing Your Windows

Replacing your windows is often the most costly and least cost-effective energy efficiency investment you can make. Continued...»

Keeping Your Upstairs Cool This Summer

If your home has a second story, nobody has to prove to you that heat rises; you already know that. 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...»

Agriculture & 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

A Home Cooling Strategy for Lower Energy Bills

Proper maintenance can help keep your air conditioner running efficiently and prolong the life of the unit. Hot weather has arrived, and you've likely used your air conditioner at least a few times already. Learn more...»

The Nebraska Energy Quarterly is funded, in part, by the U.S. Department of Energy through the State Energy Program