Financial Assistance

Pennies for Power

Pennies for Power, an energy assistance program established to help disadvantaged families pay energy-related expenses, is administered by the Nebraska 2-1-1 hosted by the United Way of the Midlands who screens applicants and determines program eligibility. Contributions can be tax deductible. (Check with your tax advisor.)

How to Apply
  • Call 2-1-1 (or 402-444-6666) and ask about NPPD's Pennies for Power program
How to Contribute

Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program

The State of Nebraska Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA) makes funds available to assist eligible renter households that are unable to pay past due and/or future rent and utilities due to the  COVID-19 pandemic, subject to income qualifications and residency. Those eligible can obtain assistance for rent or utilities due from April 1, 2020 through November 30, 2021.  Complete information on this program is available at or by calling 1-833-500-8810.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

LIHEAP offers financial assistance to low-income households to offset heating and cooling costs and assists with immediate home energy needs.

How to Apply

Customized Payment Plan

Helping customers through economic hardship is a priority for NPPD. Contact us to arrange a customized payment plan and get connected with additional resources.

How to Apply

If your account meets the eligibility requirements, the Payment Extension will be completed.