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Omaha college to present lecturer on wind energy

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 3, 2014 at 4:02 am •  Published: September 3, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Metropolitan Community College will present a lecturer on wind energy as part the Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series.

The speaker will be Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference co-chairman Dan McGuire. He is scheduled to speak from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday at the Fort Omaha Campus, Building 10, Room 110. The event is free and open to the public.

McGuire will discuss how Nebraska can use its wind resource for energy as well as discuss the economic benefits, development opportunities and environmental impacts of wind energy.

The lecture will launch the 2014-15 Sustainability Leadership Presentation Series, a partnership between Metropolitan and Central Community College. The series seeks to bring sustainability perspectives to Nebraska and foster discussion on topics related to sustainability, energy and the environment.