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

NPPD assessing damage to transmission lines, structures

May 12, 2014

Columbus, Neb.- Crews from Nebraska Public Power District are assessing damage to four transmission lines that occurred Sunday afternoon during the storm and tornado outbreak that hit south central Nebraska. NPPD also had one community it serves at retail lose … Continued

NPPD Board of Directors to meet in Scottsbluff

May 2, 2014

Columbus, Neb. – A change in venue will occur for Nebraska Public Power District’s Board of Directors’ monthly meeting in May. The May 7-8 meeting will be held in Scottsbluff, rather than its normal location at NPPD’s General Office headquarters … Continued

Dredging work planned at Sutherland Reservoir

April 30, 2014

Columbus, Neb. – If you are a boater and are planning to use Sutherland Reservoir, stay away from the channel area at Gerald Gentleman Station for the next few months. Starting this week, Nebraska Public Power District will begin dredging … Continued

No rate increase planned in 2014 for NPPD customers

September 11, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – On Wednesday, Nebraska Public Power District President and Chief Executive Officer Pat Pope gave the utility’s Board of Directors good news regarding the District’s financial status going into 2014. “NPPD will not need the two percent rate … Continued

Long-term generation resource plan gains NPPD Board approval

June 14, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – On Friday of its June meeting, the Nebraska Public Power District’s Board of Directors gave approval to the 2013 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), a strategic tool the Board and management will use to guide decisions regarding NPPD’s … Continued