Nebraska’s Renewable Energy Advantages Nebraska’s abundant, untapped energy can help spearhead the US in the effort to “go green” and reduce dependence on nonrenewable energy sources. A Nebraska location provides companies with fast, efficient access to states with the nation’s greatest potential for wind energy development. Nebraska ranks sixth by AWEA among the top 10 states for potential wind energy resources, which are located in the Midwest. Nebraska provides easy, readily available access to major wind energy sites, as well as to wind energy equipment manufacturers supplying the industry. Many of these businesses are selecting Midwest locations to better serve wind energy markets across the country.