Powering Innovation

Having a long-standing reputation for aggressively researching and applying new energy technology to our business, NPPD is leading the way in the development and deployment of cleaner, more efficient and cost-effective technologies. 

Gerald Gentleman Station

Carbon Capture

Gerald Gentleman Station is participating in a U.S. Department of Energy pilot project. The coal combustion, flue gas slipstream pilot project tests advanced carbon dioxide capture solvents in a "real world" power plant environment.

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Energy Sciences Research

Partnering with the Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences, we are working together to explore diverse strategies to yield innovative/or new energy solutions for future generations of Nebraskans.

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Electric Vehicles

Nebraska's Public Power utilities are partnering to educate customers about electric vehicles with the public-powered Chevy Bolt.

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Sheldon Station Hydrogen Conversion

Sheldon Station will be the first utility scale hydrogen powered generator. An existing coal-fired boiler will be replaced with one that uses clean-burning hydrogren produced by Monolith Materials.

Learn More About the Hydrogen Conversion Process