Flood Assistance Available from the Nebraska Energy Office

In light of the historic flooding and devastation our communities have experienced, the Nebraska Energy Office (NEO) is modifying usual operations to provide assistance to those impacted by floods. Visit the NEO Flood Assistance webpage for details. Continue...»

New Home Weatherization Program Provides Comfort and Safety for Clients

On January 1, 2019, Nebraska Weatherization Assistance kicked off a new Emergency HVAC Replacement Program that allows local community service providers to utilize Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Emergency Funds... Continue...»

The Nebraska Energy Assurance Initiative

In October, 2018, the Nebraska Energy Office received approval from the U.S. Department of Energy's State Energy Program to launch a project on energy assurance planning at the local level. Continue...»

The Legacy of Senator George Norris

Nebraska is the only state in the U.S. served entirely by an electric power system which is owned and operated by its own citizens. There has not been a single privately-owned electric utility company in Nebraska since 1945. Continue...»

Dollar and Energy Saving Low-Interest Loans

The Nebraska Dollar and Energy Savings Loan program was created in 1990 using oil overcharge funds. The program makes low-interest loans available for residential and commercial energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy projects.... Continue...»

2018 Energy Office Annual Report Released

Since May 6, 1977 the Energy Office has worked to save consumers money through energy efficiency programs. On February 14, 2019, the Nebraska Energy Office released its 51st Annual Report. 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 use of our energy resources. Continue...»

Energy Tips

Ten Energy Saving Tips for Spring

March 20th marks the beginning of spring and the end of a long, brutal winter for much of the State. With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money. Learn more...»

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