Monthly Archives: January 2013

NPPD to host public meetings on generation resource mix

January 28, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – What generation resources provide Nebraskans with low-cost and reliable electricity? The public is invited to attend any of a series of four public meetings that Nebraska Public Power District is hosting in early and mid-February to roll … Continued

NPPD to upgrade power line north of Norfolk

January 15, 2013

Public awareness and safety advised Norfolk – Travelers on Highway 81, north of Norfolk, are asked to practice safety, stay alert, and aware of construction when traveling north out of Norfolk this Tuesday and Wednesday. Nebraska Public Power District crews … Continued

Kearney’s Larsen to continue to lead NPPD Board in 2013

January 10, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District Board of Directors Thursday re-elected Ron Larsen of Kearney as its chairman for 2013. Also elected were Edward Schrock of Elm Creek as first vice-chairman, Gary Thompson of Beatrice as second vice-chairman, … Continued

NPPD places new exec in charge of its nuclear plant

January 8, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District has hired a new vice president and chief nuclear officer to head its nuclear power plant, Cooper Nuclear Station, located in the southeast corner of the state. Mr. Oscar Limpias will replace … Continued

Transmission line open houses scheduled

January 7, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – Six open houses will be hosted by Nebraska Public Power District in mid-January concerning the development of a route for a new 345,000-volt transmission line to be constructed from NPPD’s Gerald Gentleman Station near Sutherland, north to … Continued