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Arbor Day coming early to Kearney

April 26, 2016

City, NPPD, students will plant trees at Horizon Middle School Kearney, Neb. – Arbor Day is going to come about 24 hours early in Kearney. While Arbor Day is observed this Friday, the City of Kearney, Nebraska Public Power District, … Continued

NPPD line techs showcase skills, place third at industry rodeo

April 12, 2016

Columbus, NE – There are no barrels or bulls, and instead of chaps and cowboy boots, contestants wear hooks, harnesses, and hard hats. But for the Nebraska Public Power District’s (NPPD), the 15th annual American Public Power Association Lineworker’s Rodeo … Continued

NPPD observing Lineworker Appreciation Day April 11

April 8, 2016

Columbus, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District joins other electric utilities and residents across Nebraska in recognizing Monday, April 11 as Lineworker Appreciation Day. This day of recognition allows Nebraskans to take a moment to honor the men and women who … Continued

Stay away from downed power lines following a storm

March 18, 2016

Lines could be energized; let trained crews respond Columbus, Neb. – It’s that time of year. With Nebraska Severe Weather Week (March 21-25) approaching, it is important for the public to understand what to do if faced with downed power … Continued

Electric bill payment scam crossing the state again

January 26, 2016

NPPD warns customers to not fall for demands Columbus, Neb. – The scam is back and working its way across the state of Nebraska in a number of communities. This phone scammer contacts business owners and residents and falsely threatens … Continued

NPPD to issue up to $300 million in bonds January 26

January 15, 2016

Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District plans to issue approximately $300 million of fixed-rate, tax-exempt bonds beginning Tuesday, January 26. The bond sale will include an order period for retail and institutional investors. Proceeds from the bond sale … Continued

York’s Ken Kunze elected NPPD Board chairman for 2016

January 14, 2016

Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District Board of Directors Thursday elected Ken Kunze of York as its chairman for 2016. Also elected were Larry Linstrom of North Platte as first vice chairman, Tom Hoff of Broken Bow as … Continued