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Solar Solutions for Communities
Thursday, February 1, 2018 3:30 pm
Speaker: Jeff Berggren
Solar is the fastest growing renewable energy source and is becoming more cost effective. Jeff Berggren will be giving a presentation on the benefits of community and individual solar. Berggren will give examples of communities throughout Nebraska that have built community solar arrays and how they have benefited from them. Jeff has been very active in supporting solar. As a member of Nebraskans for Solar he has met with governors, testified before the Natural Resource Committee, and helped many utilities adapt their processes to accept solar more easily.
About the Speaker
Jeff has worked in the renewable energy field since 2007 when he founded Husker Wind Power. With his construction and agricultural background, Jeff has managed multi-million-dollar energy efficiency projects for counties, school districts, and municipalities across Nebraska while working as Project Manager for a large-scale Energy Service Organization.
Jeff currently manages GenPro Energy Solutions projects in Nebraska from Grand Island, Nebraska. Jeff oversees the turn-key development of projects from design through construction and commissioning. Community projects to date include Lexington, Gothenburg, Aurora, Central City, and Fremont.
Jeff holds an Bachelor of Arts from Hastings College, and an MBA from Marylhurst University in Marylhurst, Oregon with concentrations in Renewable Energy and Sustainability. Jeff is a Nebraska native and a lifelong Husker fan.