Monthly Archives: September 2011

20-year Nebraska Open meets one million dollar goal

September 15, 2011

Columbus, Neb. – More than $77,000 in scholarships will be awarded to students attending one of five Nebraska community college systems throughout the state. The scholarships are funded by the generosity of sponsors and golf professionals participating in the 20th … Continued

NPPD receives Apex Award from Utilities Telecom Council

September 12, 2011

Columbus, Neb. - One of the most prestigious awards the utility telecommunications industry has to offer was officially bestowed upon the Nebraska Public Power District recently. The Utilities Telecom Council, a global trade association, presented NPPD with the Apex Award for … Continued

NPPD to unveil its newest vehicle – the Chevy Volt

September 12, 2011

Columbus, Neb. – A joint demonstration project being conducted between General Motors (GM), the Electric Power Research Institute, and Nebraska Public Power District, will introduce a new Chevrolet Volt into the District’s vehicle fleet. The Volt, a plug-in electric vehicle … Continued

NPPD expedites purchase of emission equipment

September 12, 2011

Columbus, Neb. – In order to meet new stringent limits on certain emissions from its fossil-fueled generating facilities, Nebraska Public Power District’s Board of Directors approved an emergency resolution Friday to purchase and install $35.5 million in emission reduction equipment … Continued