A recent report and article by the Nebraska Radio Network presented opinions of the Nebraska Public Power District as news.

The article, available online, indicated that all Nebraskans will benefit from construction of the R-Project. A representative of the utility company was quoted as saying that construction of the line will ...: "benefit all of our customers throughout the state." . . .

Wildbirds Broadcasting: NPPD Opinion Presented as News
Wildbirds Broadcasting

After a series of hearings in communities affected by their Proposed R-Project power line, Nebraska Public Power District is still accepting public comments on the proposed power line project. The project met with opposition at the hearings. . .

BOLD Nebraska: Comment Periods Open on NPPD R-Project
BOLD Nebraska

The purpose of this article is to present an introduction to the literature concerning policy and theoretical considerations in the challenging environment of siting electricity transmission lines in local communities. . .

Kennedy Institute: The Contribution of Distributional Justice to Siting Transmission Lines
Kennedy Institute

A proposed 500-mile transmission line to carry electricity from wind turbines in northwest Iowa to customers in Illinois is encountering significant resistance from farmers and other landowners across the state. . .

KCCI News: Farmers, landowners resist proposed transmission line
KCCI News

A proposed 500-mile transmission line to carry electricity from wind turbines in northwest Iowa to customers in Illinois is encountering significant resistance from farmers and other landowners across the state.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports the proposed Rock Island Clean Line would cross 16 Iowa counties and 1,540 different properties.

A group of more than 1,000 landowners in the region has organized the Preservation of Rural Iowa Alliance to oppose the project. . .

KCCI News: Farmers, landowners resist proposed transmission line
KCCI News

Right now, the electric grid only works as a one-way street, sending out electricity, but unable to receive it. The big change will be in turning it into a two-way system.

But how does today’s power grid work?

ClimateCentral: This Is How the U.S. Power Grid Works
climatecentral.org

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every 20,000 American children is at risk of getting leukemia. (A child is defined here as a boy or girl age 14 or under.) Proximity to a power line, researchers agree, might raise those odds to two in 20,000...

New York Times: Long After an ’80s Scare, Suspicion of Power Lines Prevails
The New York Times

This article describes two energy, CO2 emission, and cost reduction alternatives. The first alternative is having a standard, code-designed house to which is added a grid-connected PV solar system with sufficient capacity to charge a plug-in vehicle. The second alternative is having a very energy-efficient house to which is added a PV solar system with sufficient capacity to charge a plug-in vehicle, plus an electrical energy storage system and a thermal energy storage system.

Willem Post: Grid-connected and off-the-grid houses – a comparison
vtdigger.org

One frequent issue in eminent domain and other valuation cases is the admissibility of appraisals obtained by a party other than the appraisal they intend to actually use. . .

United States: VA Supreme Court To Hear Appraisal Admissibility Case

Ranchers in the Sandhills of Central Nebraska are challenging the route of a high-capacity transmission power line project that has been proposed by Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD). . .

BOLD Nebraska: Sandhills Ranchers Challenge NPPD Powerline Project
BOLD Nebraska