Columbus, Neb. – Sixteen distribution line technicians from the Nebraska Public Power District will leave Wednesday morning to assist in restoring electrical power to areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy along the country’s east coast. NPPD crews will be assisting Appalachian … 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. – Nebraska Public Power District’s Scottsbluff Generating Station, which was closed in 1989, will be demolished, following approval Friday by NPPD’s Board of Directors. The demolition work will consist of removing the power plant building which houses boilers, … Continued
Columbus, Neb. – A proposed 345,000-volt transmission line covering 260 miles, which will enhance reliability and relieve congestion on Nebraska Public Power District’s electrical grid system, is now a possibility. The Southwest Power Pool approved a 10-year Integrated Transmission Plan … Continued
South Sioux City, Neb. – Foundation work is currently underway on the south route of Nebraska Public Power District’s South Sioux City 115,000-volt Transmission System Expansion Project. The setting of poles and stringing of transmission lines will continue throughout the … Continued
Columbus, Neb. – The Nebraska Public Power District provides electricity for approximately 1 million residents and businesses in Nebraska either directly or indirectly through other public power utilities in the state. NPPD is one of the state’s largest generating utilities … Continued
Springview, Neb. – Four years after the turbines at Nebraska’s original wind farm were taken down, two new, direct-drive wind turbines now rise above the skyline west of the community at the Springview II Wind Facility. An official ribbon cutting ceremony … Continued
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.
Nebraska Public Power District and Cooper Nuclear Station management announced at 9:47 a.m. today (Tuesday) the plant had exited the Notification of Unusual Event status it entered early Sunday morning, June 19, 2011.
Cooper Nuclear Station, an electric power plant in southeast Nebraska, declared a Notification of Unusual Event this morning at 4:02 a. m.