NPPD Board approves 2016 wholesale rate schedule

October 21, 2015

Columbus, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District’s Board of Directors unanimously approved NPPD’s 2016 Wholesale Rate Schedule during a specially-scheduled meeting today in Grand Island. The rate schedule includes a 3.8 percent overall average increase in 2016 wholesale rates. The … Continued

NPPD announces final route for Muddy Creek-Ord line

October 16, 2015

Columbus, Neb. –After a one-year routing and public involvement process, NPPD has selected a final line route for its Muddy Creek to Ord Transmission Line Project, and will be entering into a phase of the project known as “right of … Continued

NPPD Board holds rate hearing for wholesale customers

October 8, 2015

New contract offers flexibility, renewable options, competitiveness Columbus, Neb. –  On Thursday, during a requested rate hearing, the Nebraska Public Power District  Board of Directors took comments from its wholesale customers both against and in support of the District’s proposed 2016 … Continued

NPPD urges electrical safety during harvest season

September 23, 2015

Columbus, Neb. – Harvest season is one of the most satisfying times of the year on the farm. It’s the culmination of many long hours of effort in raising crops. However, the long grueling hours in the field can make … Continued

NPPD offers cost-effective tips to reduce energy use

June 9, 2015

Columbus, Neb. – It has been a cool and wet spring in Nebraska, but as the official start of summer nears, temperatures are starting to rise. And with higher temperatures comes an increase in electricity usage, which could result in … Continued

NPPD lineworkers take honors at APPA rodeo

May 20, 2015

Columbus, Neb. – Linemen representing the Nebraska Public Power District demonstrated their skills and abilities by winning several awards during the American Public Power Association’s 15th annual, Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo. Held May 15-16, in Sacramento, Calif., and hosted by … Continued