Every Day is Earth Day

Sustainability and resiliency are the new reduce, reuse, recycle. We’ve all heard these phrases before and for many of us, when we think about Earth Day, those words come to mind. But what does it mean for us here in Omaha? To answer that question, we looked at 10 different environmental challenges and […]

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Up on the Roof

When Eric Williams, president of Nebraskans for Solar, was looking for a home to buy in 2011, he said one of the primary considerations was the orientation of the home and the slope of the roof. “I was projecting forward and expecting I would want to install solar and generate electricity in my […]

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Green Bellevue

Don Preister, Green Bellevue President and Bellevue City Councilman, Ward 5, started Green Bellevue in 2009. Through the organization, approximately 600 volunteers work on a host of different activities including Earth Day and Arbor Day programs, recycling efforts, wildlife habitat cleanup Green Schools and Clean Energy programs. Preister said they also focus […]

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New Year, New Vision:

There will be a couple of new faces when the OPPD board reconvenes in January. Craig Moody, Owner of Verdis Group, and Rick Yoder, Consultant at the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC), were each recently elected to the board. The two will take their new seats on January 12th and each will serve […]

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Solar Energy Development

“I have been encouraged that there’s been some interesting discussion going on before this next legislative session begins in 2017.” That’s Graham Christensen, President of GC Resolve, LLC, talking about the conversations going on regarding climate change, specifically what’s happening in the environment right now. He said this […]

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