Four of 11 seats on the Nebraska Public Power District board will be decided by voters in the November general election.
As California officials consider a public takeover of PG&E, the concept has already shown results in other places.
New board members helped push the Omaha Public Power District to commit to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Five months after a new clean-energy majority took control of its board of directors, the staff of the Omaha’s public utility is moving forward with developing a climate action plan.
The donated equipment, popular in the 1970s and ‘80s, will help the Winnebago tribe save on heating costs.