Nebraskans for Solar (NFS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in January 2012. Our focus areas include: Green Watts for Good, a new initiative; Nebraska Solar Schools; community solar; providing renewable energy news and resources at all our events, on our website and Facebook page, and through our electronic newsletters; sponsoring, or co-sponsoring with allied organizations, an ongoing series of free educational community events for all ages.
Nebraskans for Solar Is Now Launching Green Watts for Good!
Our goal is to establish a revolving account to install solar PV systems on homes in an effort to provide clean, abundant green energy. We will partner with local nonprofits, like Habitat for Humanity of Omaha and others, to not only protect our environment, but also to save families money through solar systems.
Green Watts for Good Fundraiser:
• Contributions will be deposited in Nebraskans for Solar's Green Watts for Good fund at Metro Federal Credit Union.
• We are raising funds for 4-kilowatt PV systems: $6,500 per system. The solar panels come with the manufacturer's warranty to last 25 years.
• Nebraskans for Solar Board Members, who include three solar professionals and four who have rooftop solar, will install a 4-kilowatt PV system as a demonstration home for our partnering nonprofit and our community.
Ways You Can Get Involved in Green Watts for Good:
• Learn more about Green Watts for Good at all our community events, on our website and Facebook page, and through our newsletters, and help spread the word about this new initiative!
• Join us for a post-installation party at the solar-powered demonstration home! All Green Watts for Good contributors will receive an invitation. Refreshments will be served, and you will have your choice of a "thank you" gift compliments of Nebraskans for Solar.
Please make a tax-deductible donation to Nebraskans for Solar and help us create Green Watts for Good!
Thank you from all of us at Nebraskans for Solar!
"Nebraskans for Solar is one of the premier groups working on solar energy in Nebraska. Whether they're disseminating news and information, educating the public and holding events, or engaging in community development such as their Clarkson Park installation, Nebraskans for Solar is on the forefront of enlightening residents and brightening Omaha's future."
Graham Christensen, GC REVolt, LLC:
"Interest in solar energy is HOT in Nebraska. This is a result of decreasing costs in solar and environmental need, but also because Nebraskans are becoming more aware of the many benefits that solar offers. Nebraskans for Solar (NFS) is a big reason why more people are aware of these benefits. Please support NFS so that they can help educate more Nebraskans about solar through their demonstration solar-powered home and their Green Watts for Good program!"
"Nebraskans for Solar educates people about solar energy, keeps the public informed about renewable energy news and aids people who are ready to incorporate solar energy into their life. They are the organization to turn to for green energy information and are without a doubt one of the premier solar groups in the country."
Kathy Roum, Senior Director of Development and Marketing, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha:
"Habitat for Humanity of Omaha is pleased to call Nebraskans for Solar a partner. By working together to provide solar options on homes we are able to help families save money, making homeownership more affordable. Support of Nebraskans for Solar not only helps the environment, it helps local families. Habitat Omaha believes in building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter."
"Nebraskans for Solar is truly at the forefront of advancing the solar power movement. Their education programs have gathered together Nebraska's solar power experts to answer questions and have always encouraged audience participation. They are doing more than just talking about solar, they are actively engaged in a grassroots movement to make it a reality."
Mary Ferdig, President & CEO of the Sustainability Leadership Institute:
"Please join me in supporting Nebraskans for Solar - an innovative and active organization that serves our future-focused local community!"
Cliff Mesner, President, Mesner Solar Development Company
"Nebraskans for Solar has provided the long-term, steady force necessary to promote solar development across Nebraska. Solar development is accelerating quickly, but we need the ongoing influence of Nebraskans for Solar to keep development moving. We hope you will give your support."
Rita S. Corell, Past President, Nebraska Solar Energy Society
"The interest that NFS has generated has united people across age groups and income levels; their outreach comes from the heart first, business second. I admire all that they have accomplished and support them 100% in their next level of goals with their Green Watts for Good program, installing photovoltaic (PV) systems on Habitat for Humanity and similar homes."
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