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Nebraska Director

The Advanced Power Alliance’s efforts in Nebraska are led by veteran lobbyist Richard Lombardi and his company American Communications Group, Inc. In the nation’s only public power state, Rich served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Electric System, the publicly- owned energy system serving Nebraska’s capital city.

The Advanced Power Alliance’s efforts in Nebraska are led by veteran lobbyist Richard Lombardi and his company American Communications Group, Inc.

Over the past three decades, every piece of Nebraska renewable energy legislation, enacted by the nation’s only Unicameral Legislature, has had the involvement of Rich Lombardi. This expertise encompasses and includes statutes which eventually created the Nebraska Energy Office, state solar easements, renewable tax credits, regulatory incentives for renewables and specific wind energy legislation passed since 2008 due to the renewable energy industry’s commitment to advocacy in the state.

In the nation’s only public power state, Rich served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Lincoln Electric System, the publicly-owned energy system serving Nebraska’s capital city. During this tenure, Lombardi was elected Chairman of the Power Supply Committee.

Celebrating more than 26 years of service, American Communications Group, Inc. (ACG) provides policy research, political consulting and advocacy services to The Alliance’s members by navigating the unique political landscape of Nebraska. Through the building of a deep network of advocates, ACG deploys an array of communications to better move the advanced energy interests of the state.

From organizing a statewide wind energy educational tour on behalf of American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) to organizing polling for a collaboration of the Alliance, AWEA and the Energy Foundation to the annual Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference Planning efforts, Lombardi and his associates are the voice for advanced energy industry advocacy in Nebraska.

Inquiries | 402-512-4411 – or email Nebraska@PowerAlliance.org