If you’re like most people, when you get your electric bill, the first thing you make note of is how much you owe the power company. Next, you most likely will consider whether the total cost is higher or lower than the previous month’s without considering the “watts” that you’re being charged for. Unfortunately, cost [...]
The National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition along with its longstanding partners the American Gas Association and the Edison Electric Institute invite you to participate in a national conference call to hear an update about the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and upcoming advocacy opportunities. Please, make every effort to join us. SAVE [...]
Community Action of Nebraska and the nine Community Action Agencies in Nebraska will release the results of a Community Assessment Survey on March 11, 2014 at the State Capitol. The Community Action of Nebraska State and Regional Community Assessment Report is based on a random survey of residents across the entire state of Nebraska. The [...]
The deadline to apply for Get a Head Start on Energy grants has been extended to March 14, 2014. Please use the Grant Information button on the right side of the home page to access details and the application form.
Icicles put the finishing touch on many of Thomas Kinkade’s paintings of nostalgic-looking homes locked in time and surrounded by a winter wonderland. Perhaps you have quietly passed the time watching an icicle form, becoming longer and longer with each drop that trickles downward. Or maybe as a child, you energetically jumped to pull icicles [...]
New Michigan Program Emphasizes Crisis Prevention, Self Sufficiency Earlier this year, Michigan launched a program designed to be more proactive in helping low-income households secure energy assistance. The goal, established through legislation is to help clients before they receive a shutoff notice (the previous practice) and create more of a one-stop experience for those in [...]
NLIEC and NFFN Complete Merger and Become NEUAC The merger is official. The National Low Income Energy Consortium and National Fuel Funds Network are now the National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition. NFFN and NLIEC had worked together for more than 25 years and, since 2006, had partnered in presenting the nation’s largest annual gathering [...]
Energy Assistance Fund Raiser Set for March 1, 2014 Midtown Crossing Restaurants will “Feed the Need” Feb. 16 – March 1 Omaha’s brave and hardy runners will Heat the Streets starting in Turner Park, 33rd and Farnam Streets, at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 1, as they set out on a timed 5-K run to raise [...]
In the Energy Assistance Community … NLIEC and NFFN to Become NEUAC The Boards of Directors of both the National Fuel Funds Network (NFFN) with the consent of its membership and the National Low Income Energy Consortium (NLIEC) have voted unanimously to merge. Establishment of the new, combined organization called the National Energy and Utility [...]
Another satisfied student. Mr. Cool Polar Bear is really getting into the NEAN Get A Head Start on Education Program and wants to share all the energy-efficiency tips with his extended family to the north. In fact he is so excited, he may be taking home several Facilitator’s Guides to “Train the Trainers” up North.