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

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