Monthly Archives: July 2012

NPPD appeal: “reduce use”

July 22, 2012

Weather conditions, system demand taking toll Columbus, Neb. – With a continued forecast of hot and dry conditions, the Nebraska Public Power District is once again appealing to customers to reduce their use of electricity around the clock. The predicted … Continued

North central Nebraska challenged by high electrical loading

July 19, 2012

Columbus, Neb. – Due to the extreme hot, still and dry weather conditions throughout the state, Nebraska Public Power District is seeing unprecedented electric demands on its generation and transmission system. Since early July, NPPD has been asking all customers … Continued

Hot weather, high energy use force NPPD to new record

July 5, 2012

Independence Day proved to be more than just hot. NPPD’s customers set an all-time energy usage peak of an estimated 3,036 megawatts (MW). The new all-time peak bettered a previous record of 2,851 megawatts reached the day before, July 3, … Continued