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LES works to prepare for a plug-in future

Lincoln Electric System has been the Lincoln area’s public power utility since it was founded in 1966. As a not-for-profit, customer-owned electric utility, LES is based on the idea of local people serving local people, earning the utility a reputation...

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I Live Here

by Rayna Collins Young families, students, new Americans, government workers, tradespeople, professionals and entrepreneurs—so many different people call Lincoln their home. And there is a neighborhood just right for every one. Whether you’re visiting or living here full time, each...

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Living Downtown

by Jeff Korbelik The decision came surprisingly easy. After living 20 years in an east-Lincoln neighborhood, Brad Wilson and Michele Tilley traded their four-bedroom, four-bath home for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium in downtown Lincoln. “We realized how much space we...

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Lincoln startups are on the move

by Elizabeth Mattern The startup buzz is taking over Lincoln, and a community of entrepreneurs is on the rise. Lincoln, a notable landmark of the Silicon Prairie, is experiencing tremendous growth in the startup scene. So what are the secrets...

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Green Lincoln

by Julie Nichols Lincoln is home to all things growing—especially community-driven outdoor spaces. Our public gardens green spaces and wild parks make neighborhoods richer, offer learning experiences about the natural world, provide colorful waystations and places to play, and offer...

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The Power to Save

LES is among the nation’s leaders in delivering low rates and high reliability, helping customers big and small take advantage of opportunity in the Lincoln area. Few, if any, businesses ask you to use less of their product.  But electric...

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Striving for Environmental Excellence on the Silicon Prairie

by Frank E. Uhlarik In 2017, Lincoln’s city council adopted the Lincoln Environmental Action Plan or LEAP—formalizing Lincoln’s first sustainability plan. It includes 14 strategies for improving Energy, Land Use, Transportation, Waste and Water Resources. Below are highlights of Lincoln’s...

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Lincoln Embraces Innovation

by Diane Gonzolas In 2018, the website Livability.com ranked the Lincoln-Omaha market as the number one up-and-coming hotspot for technology. The cities’ affordability and support of entrepreneurs and start-ups are helping to cement the area’s reputation as a hub of...