Nebraska Revised Statute 66-1016
(1) An eligible entity that has remitted funds to the department as provided in section 66-1015 may establish and administer a program of eligible energy conservation grants.
(2) The program shall provide for an eligible energy conservation grant from the Energy Conservation Improvement Fund to an eligible person for installing an eligible energy conservation improvement upon certification by the eligible entity that it has approved an eligible energy conservation improvement for the residence of the eligible person. The eligible entity shall verify the purchase and installation of the eligible energy conservation improvement at the eligible person's residence.
(3) The eligible entity may require the eligible person to pay for a share of the cost of the eligible energy conservation improvement, not to exceed twenty percent of the total cost. The share of the cost to be paid by the eligible person may be recovered by the eligible entity in monthly installments after completion of the eligible energy conservation improvement by adding an amount to the eligible person's electrical bill.
(4) The eligible entity shall certify to the department the amount of money to be distributed from the applicable subaccount of the Energy Conservation Improvement Fund for payments of the energy conservation grants approved in subsection (2) of this section. Requests for distribution may be filed no more frequently than monthly. The department shall distribute money only to the eligible entity.