News

NPPD end-use customers to see no rate increase in 2015

November 14, 2014

Utilities buying power from NPPD at wholesale to see one half of one percent Columbus, Neb. – For the second year in a row, retail customers of Nebraska Public Power District will see no increase in their electric rates beginning … Continued

Cooper Nuclear Station addresses maintenance outage issue

October 13, 2014

Columbus, Neb. – Shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday evening, October 11, while shut down for a planned refueling outage, specialized contract technicians at Nebraska Public Power District’s Cooper Nuclear Station in Brownville were performing a planned, underwater control blade “shuffle” … Continued

‘Look up and around’ during harvest season

September 19, 2014

Electrical safety important, says NPPD Columbus, Neb. – Husker Harvest Days have passed and farm equipment will begin moving into local fields making this one of the busiest times of the year for Nebraska farmers. It’s also a time to look … Continued

NPPD reminds drivers: be safe around construction

September 8, 2014

Hoskins to Neligh transmission line Columbus, Neb. – Construction of a new transmission line in north central Nebraska is scheduled to begin around Sept. 15, and Nebraska Public Power District wants to spread the word reminding the public to think … Continued

New transmission line approved by NPPD Board

August 21, 2014

Between Broken Bow and Ord Columbus, Neb. – Citing a need to reduce voltage and loading issues on Nebraska Public Power District’s transmission system in central Nebraska, NPPD’s Board of Directors recently approved a resolution authorizing initial planning and engineering … Continued

Open house set for Stegall-Scottsbluff transmission line

August 11, 2014

Scottsbluff, Neb. – With a focus on preferred and alternative routes for its Stegall to Scottsbluff transmission line project, Nebraska Public Power District will hold an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Gering Civic Center, 1050 M Street … Continued