Program helps satisfy Nebraska’s growing wind energy workforce demand

December 14th, 2016

By Ben Bohall

In 1998, there were only four wind turbines in the entire state. Now, there are more than 700. But as Nebraska’s wind farms continue to expand, finding trained people to work them has been a challenge. A unique education program is trying to change that.

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Nebraska legislators pushing for wind energy

November 4th, 2013

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Over the past five years, there have been more than a handful of proposed legislative bills in the Nebraska Legislature to help take advantage of the state’s potential for wind energy. With the rise of coal prices and other states benefiting from wind power, this pressure may increase.

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