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11th Annual Wind and Solar Conference Held October 16-17

Nebraska Energy Office Interim Director, Jim Macy officially opens the 11th Annual Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference.

The Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference is a two-day event held every year that brings together a diverse range of stakeholders from Nebraska and across the country. This year's conference was held October 16 and 17, 2018 at the Corhusker Marriott in Lincoln. The Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference presented attendees with Nebraska-specific information on a variety of renewable energy topics from expert speakers from across the U.S. The conference is organized by volunteers from state agencies, farmer and rancher organizations, public power utilities, the renewable energy industry, and educational institutions. The Wind and Solar Conference presentations contain accurate and objective information pertaining to all aspects of wind and solar development.

Attendees of the Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference were able to network, learn, and be inspired by quality speakers and timely presentations. The conference programming covered a wide-range of topics relevant to the future development of wind and solar in Nebraska. Maps of Nebraska Wind and Solar projects are posted on the Energy Office website:

The Numbers

More than 320 people attended, including landowners, utilities, developers, state legislators, contractors, engineers, municipal officials, and more. More than 40 speakers shared their knowledge, skills, and first-hand experience, and 28 exhibitors showcased the latest advancements in wind and solar technology and development.

Energy Office booth employees surveyed people's opinions on electric vehicles and distributed information on funding for wind and solar projects.