We’re an organization representing: members of the Nebraska wind and solar energy industries; project developers and investors; land owners; manufacturers and suppliers; counties and school districts; and the thousands of employees working in Nebraska in the renewable energy industry.
Nebraska Power Alliance and the Advanced Power Alliance represent its members in Nebraska’s policy forums, seeking to encourage and support the production of electricity through the use of wind generators and solar farms.
Nebraska is a Leader in Wind Energy
Nebraska is growing fast in renewable energy. Currently, wind creates enough energy to power nearly 500,000 homes. Wind power saved Nebraska electricity customers $1.2 billion. Nebraska local municipalities, global and national corporations are committed to Nebraska’s future in renewable resources.
Nebraska wind energy capacity grew 39 percent last year. Nebraska currently has 1,972 megawatts of installed wind capacity in 25 projects, which ranks 14th nationally and represents about $3.5 billion of capital investment. At the end of 2018, projects with another 1,100 megawatts of power were either under construction or in advanced planning stages. In Nebraska, there is 974 active wind turbines.