Monthly Archives: February 2012

NPPD assigns general manager to Retail division

February 24, 2012

Columbus, Neb. – Citing a strategic goal focused on customer service, Nebraska Public Power District President and CEO Pat Pope announced NPPD System Control Manager Tim Arlt will take charge of the utility’s retail division beginning March 16. “NPPD’s new … Continued

NPPD’s Energy House (Opinion/Editorial)

February 22, 2012

Building a house takes planning, a budget, materials, labor, and the design of a strong foundation. It is the same when generating electricity. The Nebraska Public Power District plans and constructs its “energy house” to deliver round-the-clock electricity for its … Continued

New substation to replace old in Ainsworth

February 8, 2012

Ainsworth, Neb.  – A new substation being constructed just southeast of the intersection of Osborne Street and First Street in Ainsworth, Neb. will not only feature improved technology, but will also have a larger capacity rating to allow for growth … Continued

NPPD conversion project in Aurora entering homestretch

February 6, 2012

Aurora — After three years and successfully completing three (and almost four) phases of a five-phase project to upgrade the electric distribution system in Aurora, Nebraska Public Power District will begin the project’s final stage Feb. 27th. The multi-million dollar … Continued

Anticipated snowstorm postpones robotics competition

February 2, 2012

Stromsburg, Neb. – A forecasted winter storm warning and heavy snows projected for central Nebraska, which could create hazardous travel conditions, has forced postponement of this Saturday’s Cross County Robotics Tournament scheduled for this Saturday. The event has been rescheduled … Continued