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Wind Farm Capturing the Prairie Wind

Truly a site to see, the Kimball Wind Farm was operational in August of 2002. The Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) owns and operates the 10.5 megawatt wind farm consisting of seven turbines. Each turbine stands nearly 350 feet tall, with the turbine and blades weighing more than 40 tons.

Each turbine will be able to generate about 1.5 megawatts of electricity. The seven-turbine wind farm is expected to generate about 2 to 3 percent of electric energy for nearly 4,000 homes. The Nebraska Power Review Board has authorized MEAN to build up to 20 wind turbines at the Kimball site.

-photo by Bob Pinkerton


Address: Located three miles northwest of Kimball.

Come visit us in Kimball, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Mick Evertson Arboretum

Nebraska is known as the Arbor State and Kimball has it's own arboretum which is unique to the area. The Mick Evertson arboretum has over 125

Kimball, NE Aboretums


Wheat Growers Hotel

Constructed in 1918 the Wheat Growers Hotel is located in Kimball. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Kimball, NE Historic Hotels

Four Winds Golf Course

When you are ready to relax, take advantage of Kimball's recreation area. Housing one of the nicest 18-hole public golf courses in Nebraska is our 270

Kimball, NE Golf Courses

Panorama Point and Three-State Marker

In the extreme southwest corner of the county, thirty three miles from Kimball, rises the highest point in Nebraska. This site, 5,424 feet above sea level, looks more like a rise in a pasture than the highest point in the state.

Kimball, NE Natural Attractions

Things to do Structural Landmarks near Kimball, NE