As coal plants retire, they leave behind power lines and grid connections that can be a big asset to renewable developers.
Sarpy County adopted size limits and a requirement for a “glare study” before solar projects can go forward.
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.