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Robots battle Saturday at Kearney VEX tournament

January 28, 2015

Kearney, Neb. – With team names like “Nuts and Bolts”, “Gonna Need a Bigger Bot”, and “Roboom”, a unique competition will be staged this Saturday in Kearney. The Kearney High School VEX tournament will be conducted Saturday at Sunrise Middle … Continued

NPPD announces final R-Project transmission line route

January 26, 2015

Columbus, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District announced today the final line route for its R-Project 345,000-volt transmission line that will meet reliability needs of the Nebraska transmission system and reduce congestion on the existing system. The line will also … Continued

Ed Schrock re-elected NPPD Board chairman

January 8, 2015

Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District Board of Directors Thursday re-elected Ed Schrock of rural Holdrege as its chairman for 2015. Also re-elected were Ken Kunze of York as first vice chairman, Larry Linstrom of North Platte as … Continued

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

‘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 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