Nebraska Public Power District, a public corporation and
political subdivision of the State of Nebraska, is comprised
of an integrated electric utility system including facilities for
generation, transmission and distribution of electric power
Control of the District and its operations is vested in an
11-member Board of Directors, popularly elected from within
NPPD’s chartered territory which includes all or parts of 86 of
Nebraska’s 93 counties. More than 5,200 miles of overhead
and underground power lines make up NPPD’s electric system.
The District uses a variety of generating facilities and fuels to
meet customers’ electric energy needs. NPPD also purchases
power from the Western Area Power Administration.
Revenue is primarily derived from wholesale power supply
agreements with 46 municipalities and 25 public power
districts and/or cooperatives. NPPD also serves 80 Nebraska
communities at retail, consisting of more than 89,000
Formed by a merger on Jan. 1, 1970, NPPD works in partnership
with its public power partners to help serve more than an
estimated 600,000 Nebraskans with retail or wholesale electric
power and energy-related services.