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‘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

NPPD responds to questions over NWS messages

August 4, 2014

Computer systems accentuate importance of emergency system operation Brownville—Owning a nuclear power plant involves safely maintaining and operating an industrial facility for the purpose of generating electricity. But it also means protecting the public by preparing for emergencies that could, … Continued

False alarm sounded in Nemaha

July 24, 2014

Brownville, Neb.- A false message regarding a hazardous material spill was briefly disseminated via a Nemaha County emergency siren in the village of Nemaha earlier today. The erroneous vocal broadcast sounded during troubleshooting and testing of the emergency siren used … Continued

Hershey Beach gets an all clear from NPPD, NDEQ

June 26, 2014

North Platte, Neb. – It’s all clear for visitors to use Hershey Beach at Sutherland Reservoir. Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) was notified Thursday by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) that sampling results indicated blue-green algae found earlier … Continued