Nebraska Public Power District

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Name: Nebraska Public Power District
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 2 reports

Sempra dedicates Broken Bow II

The facility utilizes 43 General Electric 1.7MW wind turbines with 100-meter rotors. Utility Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) is purchasing the power under a 25-year contract."We are pleased to provide a new source of clean power to the region as ... [Published RechargeNews.com - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 2 reports

Sempra celebrates commercial operations of wind energy project in Nebraska

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), celebrated the commercial operations of Nebraska's newest clean energy project, the 75-MW Broken Bow II wind farm .Construction began in Custer County in January 2014. The project utilizes ... [Published Power Engineering - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Broken Bow II Wind Farm Goes Online, Helping NPPD Meet Renewables Target

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power has dedicated the 75 MW Broken Bow II wind farm, located in Custer County, Neb.The new wind facility was placed into commercial operation on Oct. 1 and features 43 GE turbines. The project's output has been sold to the Nebraska ... [Published Renew Grid - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

NPPD to Conduct Eight Public Hearings on Proposed Transmission Line

A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project 345,000-Volt Transmission Line are scheduled to be held during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be held in eight counties where the line route has been selected, ... [Published The Farmer - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Public hearings set for proposed transmission line

More opinion A series of eight public hearings on Nebraska Public Power District’s R-Project -- a 345,000-volt transmission line -- are scheduled during the first two weeks of November. The hearings will be held in eight counties along the route, with ... [Published North Platte Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Control blade falls onto reactor vessel top guide at Cooper nuclear plant

A control blade at the Cooper Nuclear Station in Nebraska fell onto the reactor vessel top guide during a refueling outage.Workers at the plant were replacing certain control blades and moving others to new locations in the reactor core when one of the ... [Published Power Engineering - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Neb. nuclear plant suffers no damage after maintenance misstep

The Nebraska Public Power District confirmed that no one was injured and there was no threat to public safety after one of Co - More -  ... [Published NEI SmartBrief - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Hearings planned for Nebraska power line project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska Public Power District plans to begin hearings along the route of its recently approved 345,000-volt transmission line through the Nebraska Sandhills while some ranchers and others decide whether to take their opposition to ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Median age in county discussed by NPPD

YORK – York County residents’ median age is 42, according to research recently compiled by the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD).Demographic and economic trends were recently researched by Dr. Kenneth Lemke, an economist that works with NPPD. The ... [Published York News Times - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

York study has good news for Lex retail

An economic study of York and its surrounding area contained some good news for Lexington, as well.The study, performed by Nebraska Public Power District, took a comprehensive look at, among other things, workforce demographics and retail sales.The retail ... [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 2 reports

Coal-to-Clean in Southeast Nebraska

Lyons, Nebraska – Wind advocates in Hallam, Nebraska, population 213, got some good news this week.  Volkswind USA Inc., an international wind developer, applied for special use permits from Lancaster and Gage counties to build 54 wind turbines near this ... [Published KNEB 960AM - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

NPPD study shows city, county have ‘pull factor

YORK – A recent study conducted by the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) shows that York and York County benefits greatly from the spending of outside visitors who travel here to make purchases and pay for services.Dr. Ken Lemke, an economist for ... [Published York News Times - Oct 07 2014]

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"The commercial operation of the Broken Bow II wind farm brings Nebraska Public Power District to within 22 megawatts of meeting our voluntary renewable energy goal to obtain 10 percent of our electricity from renewable sources by 2020" says NPPD chief executive Pat Pope
...goal to obtain 10 percent of our electricity from renewable sources by 2020," said Pat Pope, president and CEO of Nebraska Public Power District. "We continue to diversify our energy portfolio, while still focusing on reliability and the low rates our valued customers expect."
...creasingly become a part of Custer County's business landscape," said Melissa Garcia , president and CEO of Custer Economic Development Corporation. "The economic impact from this project extends beyond those who are directly involved, to include members of the community who own and operate a range of local businesses."
...is a major step for eRDF and kicks off the industrial stage of the Linky program," said Bernard Lassus, director of the eRDF Linky program. "Its success is based on eRDF's partnership with all the concerned industry players. With these smart meters, eRDF is part of the digital revolution and supports the deployment of smart grids in France."

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Sempra dedicates Broken Bow II [Published RechargeNews.com - Oct 27 2014]
Sempra celebrates commercial operations of wind... [Published Power Engineering - Oct 27 2014]
Broken Bow II Wind Farm Goes Online, Helping NP... [Published Renew Grid - Oct 27 2014]
Sempra cuts ribbon at Broken Bow 2 [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Oct 27 2014]
Gov. Heineman, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power Dedicate... [Published ITbriefing - Oct 27 2014]
NPPD to Conduct Eight Public Hearings on Propos... [Published The Farmer - Oct 27 2014]
Election: Nisely challenges Barrett for council... [Published North Platte Bulletin - Oct 27 2014]
Public hearings set for proposed transmission line [Published North Platte Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
City/area digest -- Oct. 23 [Published Columbus Telegram - Oct 23 2014]
City/area digest -- Oct. 21 [Published Columbus Telegram - Oct 21 2014]
Monthly transmission Project Review, August 2014 [Published Electric Light & Power - Oct 20 2014]
Former OPPD employee made more than $1 million ... [Published KETV.com - Oct 20 2014]
City/area digest -- Oct. 15 [Published Columbus Telegram - Oct 15 2014]
Tyrone ‘Ty’ Jarosz [Published Columbus Telegram - Oct 15 2014]
Control blade falls onto reactor vessel top gui... [Published Power Engineering - Oct 14 2014]
Neb. nuclear plant suffers no damage after main... [Published NEI SmartBrief - Oct 14 2014]
County to consider wind turbine [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - Oct 14 2014]
Hearings planned for Nebraska power line project [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 13 2014]
Robots prepare Lakeview students for high-deman... [Published Columbus Telegram - Oct 12 2014]
Sandhills power line project gets approval from... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Oct 11 2014]
Electric utilities propose varying rate increases [Published Columbus Telegram - Oct 09 2014]
City/area digest -- Oct. 9 [Published Columbus Telegram - Oct 09 2014]
Median age in county discussed by NPPD [Published York News Times - Oct 09 2014]
York study has good news for Lex retail [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Oct 08 2014]
Coal-to-Clean in Southeast Nebraska [Published KNEB 960AM - Oct 07 2014]
NPPD study shows city, county have ‘pull factor [Published York News Times - Oct 07 2014]
NPPD urged to scrap coal for wind [Published FierceEnergy - Oct 07 2014]
Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant Successfully Insta... [Published Market Pulse Navigator - Oct 06 2014]
Feedlot considers wind power [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - Oct 03 2014]
Beware of scam phone calls [Published Imperial Republican - Oct 02 2014]
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Neb. nuclear plant suffers no damage after main... [Published NEI SmartBrief - Oct 14 2014]
The Nebraska Public Power District confirmed that no one was injured and there was no threat to public safety after one of Co - More -  ...
NPPD urged to scrap coal for wind [Published FierceEnergy - Oct 07 2014]
The Center for Rural Affairs is celebrating news that Hallam, Nebraska will be the site of a 54 turbine wind farm, as the developer, Volkswind USA, applied for special use permits this week. The center is also urging the Nebraska Public Power District ...
NRC 2014 Implementing Lessons Learned from Fuku... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 10 2014]
Implementing Lessons Learned from Fukushima: Public Meetings/PresentationsThe U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has a long-standing practice of conducting its regulatory responsibilities in an openmanner, and keeping the public informed of the ...
Nebraska utility is phasing out some coal units... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jun 22 2014]
The Omaha Public Power District in Nebraska announced on Thursday that it will retire three coal units in the next two years at its North Omaha plant and transition two other units to natural gas within a decade. The three coal units will be retired ...
Governor Dave Heineman joins Nebraska Public Po... [Published PR Newswire: Environment - Jun 19 2014]
DILLER, Neb., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the official dedication of the Steele Flats Wind Energy Center, located in Jefferson and Gage counties, Nebraska. ...
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