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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

NPPD keeping watchful eye on Missouri River

June 20, 2014

Brownville — Nebraska Public Power District employees at Cooper Nuclear Station are monitoring Missouri River water levels which have risen due to recent heavy rains and higher than average snow melt in upper reaches of the river basin. As of … Continued