Nuclear

NPPD places new exec in charge of its nuclear plant

January 8, 2013

Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District has hired a new vice president and chief nuclear officer to head its nuclear power plant, Cooper Nuclear Station, located in the southeast corner of the state. Mr. Oscar Limpias will replace … Continued

Annual training sharpens Cooper fire brigade

June 5, 2012

DOWNLOAD PHOTOS Brownville, Neb. – Cooper Nuclear Station’s fire brigade is ready at a moment’s notice to protect its co-workers, the plant and the public. And in order to be prepared, training began this past week to prepare for any … Continued

NPPD, DOE reach settlement on costs for on-site storage

July 15, 2011

Nebraska Public Power District has reached a settlement agreement with the United States Department of Energy over costs incurred by the utility for on-site storage of used nuclear fuel from Cooper Nuclear Station.