8th Annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference Announced

image001Lincoln, Nebraska – The eighth annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference and Exhibition is planned for November 4-5 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska at the Hilton Omaha.

“We are excited to bring this convention to the City of Omaha for the first time,” said Adam Herink, Conference Co-Chair. “The renewable energy industry continues to grow, innovate and create new opportunities and applications for all producers and users of electricity. This year’s wind and solar conference will continue to share those ideas with the industry and the general public.”

“We anticipate over 400 attendees to take part in this eighth annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference as it will include top quality, nationally known and respected industry experts and speakers with timely presentations related to Nebraska’s growing opportunities in both the wind and solar industries,” said Dan McGuire, Conference Co-Chair. “I urge potential exhibitors to sign up early to make sure they are included.”

“This annual conference is considered by many to be one of the best in the United States,” said John Hansen, Conference Co-Chair. “Since 2008, – farmers and ranchers -, state agencies, public power utilities, developers and higher education professionals have -come together to share the latest information and ideas to help – advance the wind and solar industry of Nebraska. We keep the costs of participation down so it is affordable to all the interested stakeholders.”
Registration information is available at the conference website http://nebraskawindandsolarconference.com/ , and rooms will be $122 per night, which includes free parking. Those not staying at the hotel will receive a reduced daily parking rate of $5.

For hotel reservations, contact Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass Street, Omaha, NE at (402) 998-3400 or http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/nebraska/hilton-omaha-OMACVHH/index.html.

To view last year’s presentations, go to http://www.neo.ne.gov/renew/wind-working-group/2014conference/2014conference.htm.

For More Information Contact: Nicole McDermott (402) 637-4455 (Media Inquiries);
Paula Steenson (402) 346-3950 (Registration and Sponsorship Inquiries); John Hansen, Co-Chair (402) 476-8815; Dan McGuire, Co-Chair (402) 489-1346; Adam Herink, Co-Chair 402-637-4845.