NEAN Quarterly Meeting July 9, 2015 – 9:00 to 12:00

Roger Hunt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: NEAN Quarterly Meeting July 9, 2015 – 9:00 to 12:00 Zoom sign in will be available at: July 9, 2015 8:30 AM (GMT-5:00) Central Time (US and Canada) Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://nppd.zoom.us/j/612661191 There will be video conference at the usual [...]

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June 2015 EnergyWiseSM Tip: Laundry

Washing and drying laundry uses more energy than you may think. Not only are you running the machines, many times you are also using warm or hot water from your hot water heater. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average household does about 400 loads of laundry a year. Of those, 49 percent [...]

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June 2015 EnergyWiseSM Tip: Ground Source Heat Pumps

Have you received your first electric bill for the summer yet? Most public power utilities in Nebraska have higher rates during the months of June through September to offset higher costs associated with generating electricity during peak-use periods. Rather than worry about how fast your air conditioner is making your electric meter spin and raising [...]

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May 2015 EnergyWiseSM Tip: Low-Cost, No-Cost Summer Efficiency

As we roll into summer, many people wonder when heat waves will begin and bring the season’s first air-conditioning bill. While a newer, high-efficiency air conditioner or heat pump usually reduces cooling costs, they also require a sizable investment. So what can a homeowner do this summer to save energy without breaking the piggy bank? [...]

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See how utility assistance has helped Judy

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Let the Faces Shine Through

News & Articles > Let the Faces Shine Through by The NonProfit Times – May 5, 2015 We hear a lot about outcomes and the need to include data in funding proposals. This is undeniably true. Increasingly, funders are giving to high-performing, high-impact organizations that have outcome data to back up their claims of success. [...]

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FY2016 Update

The House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee marked up its FY2016 bill this morning. They were the first of the twelve appropriations subcommittees to mark-up their funding bill. Although the $190 million allocated to the 2016 WAP program is less than the Administration request ($228.2) or the even higher numbers that we are recommending, the [...]

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NEAN Annual Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2015; 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Nebraska Public Power District Offices – 907 West 25th Street, York, Nebraska Our Keynote speaker will be David Bracht, the new Director of the Nebraska Energy Office. Other presentations will include an update on the 2015 Energy Burden Study, The Metro Omaha Common Fund, The Salvations [...]

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Nebraska Energy Assistance Network Awards Grants for Energy Efficiency Program

The Nebraska Energy Assistance Network (NEAN), a statewide coalition of utilities, human service and governmental agencies and community leaders partnered with local non-profit agencies to educate Nebraskans on ways to improve their energy usage. Grants were awarded to the following agencies: Agency Location in Nebraska Juan Diego Center, Catholic Charities, Omaha Omaha Blue Valley Community [...]

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Moving feet to beat the heat

BY ALYSSA ZAKACKI WORLD-­HERALD STAFF WRITER | Posted: Sunday, March 8, 2015 8:55 am 5K RUN/1-­MILE WALK The 450 runners and walkers at the Heat the Streets Run and Walk for Warmth on Saturday morning were met with sunshine and 50-­degree weather, a stark contrast from last year’s below-­zero temperatures. Coming through the inflatable finish [...]

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