At LES, our commitment to community goes far beyond providing safe, reliable and affordable electricity. It’s about making our community a better place to live. To do this, we have numerous ways we give back, including educational outreach programs, volunteering in the community, sponsoring health and service charities, developing energy-efficiency incentives, hosting events and so much more. We encourage you to JOIN US and help make our community a better place to live.
Teachers, let students immerse themselves with hands-on experience in the electrical industry. We offer numerous high-quality programs for schools in our service area. LES experts will take students through fun and informative presentations, including electricity basics, electrical safety, high-voltage demonstrations and more. Programs are designed for different age groups, including kindergarten through sixth grade. All programs are developed with Nebraska state standards in mind. Let students learn about the power of energy and its importance in our community — have an LES expert speak in your classroom.
We’re local people serving local people because we believe in the power of our community. Both as a company and from our employees, we support numerous health and service charities designed to enhance the quality of life in the Lincoln area.
Our employees give their time, energy and monetary contributions to a wide variety of important causes. From food drives and science fairs to community service funds and elementary school outreach, you can find LES employees at various organizations improving lives in the Lincoln area.
LES takes pride in working with our neighbors to make a difference. Through the years, we've supported numerous charities and events to enhance the quality of life for everyone in our community. This includes our Sustainable Living Festival, Lincoln Cares Program, Zoo Lights Powered by LES and more.
Join us for our Sustainability Series! Discover ways to reduce your carbon footprint and improve the environment, and learn about our goal to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide production from LES’ generation portfolio by 2040 and ways to help with our decarbonization efforts. Click to view our Sustainability Series events and activities.
Zoo Lights Powered by LES transforms the Lincoln Children's Zoo into one of the largest light shows in the Midwest, displaying over 250,000 colorful and vibrant energy-efficient LED lights. LES also hosts additional educational Energy Nights during the event. Proceeds from the event go directly to the zoo to care for the animals.
LES has five solar-powered benches in Lincoln: Holmes Lake near the playground, Pioneers Park near the Nature Center, Densmore Park near the playground, Mahoney Dog Run and Lincoln Children's Zoo. Charging stations are available at the Haymarket Park for summer games and at various events around town.
A portion of the savings from paperless billing customers has helped restore endangered tree populations in the Lincoln area's public parks. LES works with community partners to promote native trees, identify areas of need and help restore healthy, diverse tree populations all over our service territory. Go green and sign up for paperless billing!
Making sure our community is safe for our children is a top priority. LES joined the AMBER Alert system to assist authorities in child abduction cases.