Extreme weather this spring hasn’t prompted members of the Nebraska Public Power District board to consider a speedier shift from fossil fuels.
Positioning wind turbines to minimize wind wake interference with other turbines could boost overall output and revenue.
Bills surfaced in both states that would let utilities refinance uneconomic power plants using ratepayer-backed bonds.
Hog farmers’ voices are “making a huge difference” in opposing the bill, which has been awaiting a House vote since March.
The rural electric cooperatives are testing how the storage technology can help customers and their systems.