December 11, 2019 from 7 to 8:30 pm
UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center
OPPD Dialogue Rooms 230 & 231
OPPD Alternative Energy Program Manager, will moderate the panel discussion and facilitate a Q&A.
Norfolk Mayor and founder of New Power Nebraska
Mr. Moenning will provide an overview of the City of Norfolk’s planned 8.5-MW community solar project and accompanying battery energy storage system, made possible by a grant award from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.
Nebraska Public Power District Sustainable Energy Manager
Mr. Rich will discuss NPPD’s application to the Nebraska Environmental Trust for a
1 MW/2 MWH battery energy storage system in partnership with the City of Norfolk, NPPD’s Request for Proposals, the evaluation of the proposals and current status. Additionally, he will discuss issues raised by the developers regarding potential utilization of the U.S. Investment Tax Credits.
Michal Lisowyj, OPPD Alternative Energy Specialist
The title of Mr. Lisowyj’s discussion is “The Future of Energy Storage." His presentation is designed to give the audience a brief overview of why energy storage is becoming popular, the technologies being deployed, as well as some that may be used in the future (cryo, pumped, flow, etc.). He will also provide a brief overview of OPPD’s grant application for energy storage. Included, too, will be slides showing how people are using energy storage in their homes.
This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided. Reserved parking is available in the lot in front of the Community Engagement Center.