NPPD observing Lineworker Appreciation Day April 11

April 8, 2016

Columbus, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District joins other electric utilities and residents across Nebraska in recognizing Monday, April 11 as Lineworker Appreciation Day. This day of recognition allows Nebraskans to take a moment to honor the men and women who … Continued

Electric bill payment scam crossing the state again

January 26, 2016

NPPD warns customers to not fall for demands Columbus, Neb. – The scam is back and working its way across the state of Nebraska in a number of communities. This phone scammer contacts business owners and residents and falsely threatens … Continued

Customers sign new NPPD power supply contract

December 31, 2015

Columbus, Neb. – Nebraska Public Power District is preparing to begin 2016 with new power supply contracts in place with a majority of its wholesale customers. “We are nearing the end of the contract renewal process,” said President and CEO … Continued

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