Welcome to
LES’ Annual
Sustainable Living

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One week of online sustainable living tips, activities and videos, and then LES’ EV Ride + Drive event July 24.

July 19-24, celebrate sustainability in our community with LES through engaging and valuable info generated by LES and local experts! Throughout the week, tune in here for live-stream events (see below!) and on-demand videos from LES and our community partners on topics including electric vehicles, renewable energy, environmental conservation, energy efficiency and more. Wrap up the week at LES’ EV Ride + Drive event July 24 at Haymarket Park in Lincoln, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn about purchasing and owning a plug-in vehicle from local EV owners and dealers. It’s an entire week to gather new ideas and learn about what is being done in our community and on the EV front. Together, let’s inspire a brighter energy future!

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Our live events …

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The journey to net zero: Past, present and future considerations

Scott Benson, manager, LES Resource and Transmission Planning


Scott Benson reviewed LES’ history of sustainability, how it has led to a 53% decrease in carbon emissions since 2010, and considerations LES staff will need to make looking ahead at a net-zero future. 

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Charging ahead: The state of EVs in 2021

Marc Shkolnick, manager, LES Energy Services | Jamie Dunckley, EPRI senior project manager


Get a sense of the current state of EVs locally and across the country from EV expert Jamie Dunckley, who dove into the numbers to pull out some interesting trends and observations.