Anyone interested in small-scale renewable energy projects is invited to attend a one-day small-scale energy conference April 26 in Beatrice. It will be held at the Holiday Inn Express from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Technologies to be covered are wind, solar, methane, geothermal, bio-energy and flex-fuel infrastructure.
Speakers will explain the steps necessary to turn ideas into projects, including resource assessment, permitting and certification and financing. Co-sponsors are the USDA Rural Development and University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension.
Call the Gage County Extension office at 402-223-1384 for more information and to pre-register by April 20. A $20 registration fee covers meeting cost, materials and lunch. You can also email Paul C Hay at [email protected].
The registration form is available on the front page of the local Extension website, www.gage.unl.edu.