Solar Array Repurpose Opportunity
Creighton University Requests Letters of Interest
By November 19th

As you may be aware, the Creighton University 85kW solar array south of Cuming Street is presently being decommissioned due to the construction of the new C.L. Werner Health Sciences building, which will be outfitted with a new, larger system on its rooftop. The committee members, listed below, are working to identify Creighton faculty, staff, and/or students, as well as community partners and non-profits, that will help them to ensure this infrastructure is distributed, cared for, and recommissioned properly. 

  • Max Markuson DiPrince
  • Alex Webert
  • Carlos Ayala
  • Dr. Andrew Baruth

Click here for complete details, including committee members' contact information.
Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference
November 8-9, 2021, Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
333 S. 13th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska

This year’s programming features:

  • A session on the growing role of utility battery storage
  • A policy and legislative update from Nebraska State Senators
  • Sessions on the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri
  • A panel on Hydrogen Generation
  • And much, MUCH more!

See the complete schedule here.
Free NEED Curriculum Samplers & Kits
Available for FREE PDF download, the curriculum samplers recombine NEED favorites into a smaller and simpler format, allowing the NEED Project to showcase new curriculum activities before they go into full format. Click here to review them.
To request a solar energy kit for your school, download and submit our one-page Free NEED Solar Kit Request Form
October Is National Energy Awareness Month
The federal government is “Leading by Example” in energy management and building optimization, energy resilience and security, and the use of advanced and distributed energy.Visit our website calendar to learn more about National Energy Awareness Month and find links to ways you can save energy and money the rest of this month and all year-round!
In each newsletter we feature a question and answer about renewable energy and related issues. Please send your questions to
Q: We are installing a large PV system on our business here in Lincoln and will soon begin contacting solar installers in your directory. What questions do you recommend we ask them? Thank you for all your helpful resources.

A: The American Solar Energy Society has put together an excellent list. It's geared toward homeowners, but most of the questions are relevant to businesses, as well: 40 Questions To Ask An Installer
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