Dear Friends & Family Greetings from The World Energy Project (WEP)! In the last year we have had a number of extraordinary opportunities to make a difference in the lives of students around the world, and would love to share them with you. We are also excited about our next project, and want to tell you about that as well. Uganda Last summer, eight members of WEP had the opportunity to...
Keystone XL Hearing - 04/18/13
Here is a written copy of my testimony against the Keystone XL pipeline at the State Department hearing in Grand Island, NE. “My name is Casey Heier - I’m from Columbus, Nebraska and currently a student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). There’s a lot of talk here today about how a wealthy, foreign corporation is disrespecting personal property rights and borders of any kind really...
Clinton Global Initiative University - 2013
The Clinton Global Initiative University is an incredible experience. The conference aims to find the solutions to the world’s most pressing problems by bringing thousands of the world’s brightest students together for one weekend. This year, Washington University in St. Louis hosted the conference, and myself and two other World Energy Project members from UMass-Amherst, Chris Green and Moijue...
Presentations keep on rolling!
Casey Heier gave a presentation at The Beveridge Magnet Middle School for the Arts and International studies on October 26th. Getting our name out there is still very important in networking and finding supporters, especially with a younger audience “Hey Mom/Dad, I learned about renewable energy today at school!…” (Now THAT is a good day at school). This is our second...
Tomorrow we will be giving a presentation about The World Energy Project at The Crestridge Magnet Center in Omaha! Omaha Public Schools has been kind enough to let us come speak to their students and faculty to let them know about how important renewable energy really is. It’s great to get these kind of ideas in the student’s heads at a young age so they think in a more global...
New Logo-More blog posts to come!
NEW LOGO! The World Energy Project had a meeting tonight as to what we have been up to and what we have planned in the near future. If you haven’t seen already, above is our new logo! We have all sorts of ideas as to what we could do with it to get the WEP name out there. For example, our different project locations may each correspond to a color, (Mali-orange, Kenya-Green) that way when...
Welcome to Our Blog!
This is the blog of The World Energy Project! Keep an eye out for more information on how you can get involved. We will be sending out weekly posts with testimonials, information about events, and ways you can make an impact. Thanks for stopping by and spread the word about WEP.