• LES: #PoweringLNK

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    How electricity is generated and flowed to your home or business is quite a journey. Lincoln, Nebraska, and its surrounding areas are powered by Lincoln Electric System, a not-for-profit, customer-owned electric utility comprised by more than 500 community members.

    These hardworking professionals take pride in providing our homes and businesses with highly reliable service year-round. Coal-fired power plants, natural gas turbines and various renewable energy sources are utilized to generate power. Then, high-voltage transmission lines stream this power to local substations. The energy is decreased at these substations in order to safely deliver it for usage throughout the communities of Lincoln, Prairie Home, Waverly, Walton, Cheney and Emerald.

    LES is proud to power the community in a way that more accurately monitors demand, increases reliability and keeps costs low for our friends and neighbors.

    Learn more about how LES serves as the region’s electric utility, while maintaining a commitment to renewable energy, by watching this short video. Show less
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    For nearly 50 years, we at LES have been proud to power the many homes, businesses and governmental properties throughout Lincoln and the surrounding area. As one of the nation's most efficient electric utilities, we're committed to keeping electricity safe, reliable and affordable. Learn more about LES at www.les.com.
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  • Let's talk about public power Play all

    LES is a public power company, and that means we're local people committed to serving local people. Learn all about the value of having a community-owned utility.
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  • Power Outage Preparation

    Think ahead, be prepared. Report outages through LES' automated system 24/7 and see map for updates www.les.com. Follow LES on twitter @lesupdates or facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LincolnElectricSystem.
    • What to put in your winter emergency kit - Duration: 4 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      LES Energy Ideas host Mary Jane Bruce talks with safety specialists Jeff Cosgrove and Shad Stutheit about what items should be on your winter emergency kit checklist.
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  • Energy Summit & Rates Information Play all

    View the LES Energy Summit presentations to hear about potential factors impacting the electric utility industry. And take time to learn how LES determines its rates.
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  • Safety Tips

    Learn about safety tips with Ryan and his new neighbor, James. Follow LES on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LincolnElectricSystem or on twitter @lesupdates.
    • LES high-voltage safety demo - Duration: 20 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      This demonstration illustrates the potential dangers of power lines and how to stay safe near them.
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