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Wind Energy's Future
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Nov 26, 2013 07:19 AM CST

Nebraska ranks fourth in the U.S. in wind energy resources, according to the American Wind Energy Association. (DTN file photo by Elaine Shein)

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- The future of wind energy in Nebraska appears to be promising with the state expected to boost its total production capacity to 1,000 megawatts in 2014, up from 459 megawatts in 2013. The challenge, industry officials said Thursday, is to find ways to keep the economic benefits of those projects in local communities.

Nebraska ranks fourth in the U.S. in wind energy resources, according to the American Wind Energy Association.

In 2012, 1.3 ...

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