Academy of Sustainable Environments & Renewable Energy




Academy of Sustainable Environments & Renewable Resources

Monday July 25-Thursday July 28, 2016


This academy focuses on the growing need to promote green building practices, technologies, policies and standards to build an environmentally responsible, economically profitable, and healthy future for the region.  Students will experience interactive workshops, hands-on demonstrations in our state-of-the-art labs, and tours of LEED Certified buildings.  The final day of the academy will feature a panel session in which experts from the leading sustainable companies and organizations will share their expertise, personal experiences and answer questions.    Students will leave with a better understanding of how sustainability is applied in the real world and what career opportunities they can pursue.  Thanks to the generosity of our sponsor, OPPD, there is no cost to attend the academy, room and board is provided.  High school students are selected based upon academic achievement as well as extracurricular involvement and leadership experience. In addition to completing an online application, the following items will also need to be submitted:

Application Closed

In addition to submitting an online applications, students must also submit a Recommendation Form and an Academic Verification Form.

Tentative Agenda

Applications and submittals are due June 1, 2016.  Please send submittals to:

The Peter Kiewit Institute, 1110 S. 67th St.-PKI 301, Omaha, NE 68182 or  

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For additional information please contact the event coordinator, Leah Ellis at 402.554.2158 or






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