Wind Strengthens Nebraska Farms

Wind Strengthens Nebraska Farms

“I don’t care what season it is, there’s always wind in Nebraska.”

– Kathy Schultz
Landowner
Antelope County

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New Power Nebraska shines a light on the benefits that wind energy generation brings to Nebraska’s communities and rural places – for clean power, farm income, and new jobs.

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Using a natural resource – that we have in abundance in Nebraska – to cleanly create energy promotes American energy independence, generates new income opportunities for farmers, and leads us to a new energy future.

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

We as a state continue to see how wind can support our local economies. Having an additional natural resource that we can use. develop, and export for value is a great opportunity.

David L. Bracht, Former Director, Nebraska Energy Office

Wind energy is a significant component of our community’s energy diversification efforts. As we continue to grow as a city, we will increasingly draw upon clean energy sources to accommodate energy needs. As a clean, homegrown resource, wind will play a vital role in powering our future.

Chris Beutler, Former Mayor of Lincoln, Nebraska

Economic Impact of Wind in Nebraska

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| March 22, 2020 | The Woods Newspaper

20% of wind energy can meet US power demand within a decade

According to Cornell University, with the same land, the US could produce 20% of its power from the wind for ten years. “Currently, the US generates 7% of its power from wind energy,” Professor Sara Pryor said -Department of Earth and the Atmospheric Sciences. “The study indicates that with the installed capacity of wind turbines since 2014 will enable us to achieve the objective of 20% of power from the wind, without additional land or negative outcomes from the local climates.”

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