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How do we achieve a healthy economy and a healthy environment?

Better energy

Our Story

The Great Plains Institute was started by a small group of people who asked, "What if there was a place where people with different opinions about how to provide clean, secure energy for generations could come together and create common solutions?" Since then, GPI has grown from a small group of individuals to a team of experts working with our expanding local, national, and international network.

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National program helps communities capture solar development opportunities.

GPI collaborates with national lab to produce video series on lifecycle GHG assessment.

Leaders gather to crowdsource their collective wisdom about the arc of the energy system.

Our Work

To transform the energy system, we strive for innovation in its component parts: production, distribution, and consumption. Our portfolio approach includes seven program areas:

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Our results are directly related to the size and depth of our growing partner network. We have worked with over 300 organizations representing a wide spectrum of energy stakeholders: utilities, government, industry, academics, regulators, and advocacy groups.

Success Stories

Realizing CO2-EOR’s full potential as a national environmental, economic, and energy security strategy.
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Helping cities achieve their sustainability goals through best practices.
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