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Student-designed billboard emphasizes electrical safety

December 2, 2014

Norfolk student recognized for holiday safety message Norfolk, Neb. – Displaying lights and decorations is a time-honored tradition during the holidays.  But decking the halls with all the trimmings can also ring in unwanted safety hazards. Nebraska Public Power District … Continued

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