A federal grant is helping the farming entrepreneur devise a shading system for cattle that incorporate solar panels.
The plans, marketed as community solar, have seen warm reception in Nebraska and in Missouri, where one project is “78% oversubscribed.”
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.
Clean air advocates say the state should be spending more of its settlement money on electric vehicle infrastructure.