Columbus, Neb. – Picking up a hitchhiker is a choice for any driver of a vehicle. But boaters may inadvertently pick up an “aquatic hitchhiker” that can cause serious problems for rivers, lakes, power companies, water utilities, and recreation users … Continued
Columbus, Neb. – Showing creative ways to conserve energy, build awareness about energy-wasting habits and promote energy efficiency, all in a 30-second television commercial, was the assignment that 124 Nebraska high school and junior high students took up. It was … Continued
Arbor Day event at York Dog Park York, Neb. – Arbor Day will be celebrated in York on Thursday, April 25, when the city and Nebraska Public Power District join together for a special community event. Students from York elementary … Continued
Columbus, Neb.- One tree limb. That’s all it took to create the 2003 “northeast blackout” that cut power to 55 million people in eight states and Canada. After that blackout, new federal requirements and financial penalties for non-compliance were created … Continued
Columbus, Neb. – Over the past year, the Nebraska Public Power District has been analyzing its generation resource mix while meeting its responsibility for providing low-cost power in a reliable and environmentally responsible manner. One way to be a good … Continued
Columbus, Neb. – A long, hot summer season comes to an end with the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. And Nebraska Public Power District is asking those using Lake Maloney and Sutherland Reservoir for water activities to be safety conscious … Continued
What will Nebraska Public Power District’s future electric generation mix look like? Will coal-fired and nuclear power generation facilities remain NPPD’s low-cost mainstay for generating electricity? How much renewable energy is on the horizon? Which environmental regulations will have the … Continued
Columbus, Neb. – In order to meet new stringent limits on certain emissions from its fossil-fueled generating facilities, Nebraska Public Power District’s Board of Directors approved an emergency resolution Friday to purchase and install $35.5 million in emission reduction equipment … Continued
Clean. Drain. Dry. Three simple, but important words.
As flooding conditions along the Missouri River transition, Nebraska Public Power District has implemented contingency plans at two of its affected facilities.