The Intern Solution

UNL interns
During the summer of 2018 university student interns will be engaged in two Nebraska Energy Office energy efficiency projects. Continued...»

Nebraska Ethanol Fills Tanks and Fuels Rural Economy

Access Ethanol Nebraska (AEN), a partnership of the Nebraska Energy Office and the US Department of Agriculture Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership joined Governor Pete Ricketts in celebrating Renewable Fuels Month during a ribbon-cutting event at Bosselman Travel Center... Continue...»

Tips to Keep You Comfortable This Summer

There are several ways to make your home more comfortable this summer. Some of the solutions are low-cost, while others require a bigger investment. In the end, you can be more comfortable and have lower energy bills this summer. Continue...»

Sun Power

Less than 25 percent of Nebraskans' roofs are suitable for solar panel installation, either because of unfavorable property attributes, or because the customer does not own the home. The high costs of installing a solar panel system can also deter customers from owning it themselves. Continue...»

Taking Charge of Your Appliances

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has a handy on-line calculator to check how much it costs to operate your home appliances. It's a great tool for comparing how much energy new appliances use compared to your current appliances. Continue...»

Midwest Farmers Cooperative’s Biofuels Pump Opens

It may have been a chilly Spring morning but there were a lot of warm congratulations circulating among those who attended the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for the installation of the new biofuel dispenser pump... Continue...»

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