The heating and cooling provider of choice for Omaha’s downtown businesses


Clearway Community Energy Omaha provides energy-efficient and environmentally sound district heating and cooling for the central business district of Omaha, including Woodman Tower, Creighton University, and the Joslyn Art Museum. Its customer base includes more than 70 percent of all other public and commercial buildings in the downtown area. The system’s steam and chilled water service maintains a 99.99% reliability record.

Clearway Community Energy Omaha leverages a variety of conventional fuels, depending on which is most cost-competitive at a given time, and incorporates cogeneration technology – a highly efficient combination of heat and mechanical power – to reduce the amount of energy lost up the smokestack. This technology and fuel flexibility keeps costs down, preserves natural resources, and reduces emissions compared to traditional heating and cooling equipment.

System Profile

System Type:District Energy - Steam and Chilled Water

Total Capacity:675,000 lbs/hr steam, 28,000 tons chilled water

Distribution:6,000 ft steam distribution system, 6,000 ft chilled water distribution system

Types of Customers Served

  • Commercial and Industrial
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education
  • Municipal, County, State, and Federal Government
  • Cultural Centers
  • Convention Centers
  • Data Centers

Notable Customers

  • Woodman Tower
  • Creighton University
  • Joslyn Art Museum
  • Hruska Federal Courthouse
  • First National Bank of Omaha
  • World Herald’s Freedom Center
  • CHI Health Center Arena
  • Hilton Omaha
  • Omaha Public Schools
Omaha Service Area


Clearway Community Energy Omaha

2152 Howard Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Customer Emergency Contact (24/7)


Michelle Boles

Director, Omaha Business Development