Nebraska Public Power District

Type: Organization
Name: Nebraska Public Power District
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 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

County to consider wind turbine

The Gage County Board of Supervisors will consider allowing a farm west of Beatrice to install a wind turbine when the Board meets Wednesday.Lisa Wiegand of Gage County Planning and Zoning discussed the proposal with the Board during its last meeting ... [Published Beatrice Daily Sun - 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]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Beware of scam phone calls

Two separate scam telephone schemes are being worked in the Imperial area.City Clerk/Administrator Jo Leyland said the first scam involves someone posing as representing Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), saying that power will be shut off to a residence ... [Published Imperial Republican - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

NPPD to present economic trends

YORK – Craig Vincent from the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) will be presenting to the city council an update of the economic and demographic trends of the city, county and surrounding area, when their regular meeting is held Thursday night.NPPD ... [Published York News Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Out for Power Lines for Harvest Time Electrical Safety

This harvest season is sure to be hectic, with a big crop and uncertain weather. When producers get in a hurry, safety is often an afterthought. Overhead power lines pose a particular threat during harvest, as farmers transport augers and large equipment ... [Published The Farmer - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Electrical safety important, says NPPD

COLUMBUS — Husker Harvest Days have passed and farm equipment will begin moving into local fields, making this one of the busiest times of the year for Nebraska farmers. It’s also a time to look up and around, according to the Nebraska Public Power D ... [Published Grand Island Independent - Sep 28 2014]

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"Only one other building in the U K has required this type of transformer installation, so the project has been quite novel and one we are very proud of."
"I don't understand how you can make a decision like that without being on the ground and seeing the route" he said after the hearing
...of our EFP-IL SFPI System as well as our recent NRC audit, so we have gotten off to a great start," said Brandt Mohr , MOHR chief technologist.  "The utility technical staff and our engineers worked well together and completed the project on-time."   Mohr says the primary and backup EFP-IL signal processors, which feature integrated displays, are installed in the plant main control room and connect...
The mission of LEAD is to "accelerate leadership development and improve leadership skills and abilities of Nebraska's future agricultural leaders through exposure to diverse topics, issues, concerns, points of view and innovative ideas."

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City/area digest -- Oct. 23 [Published Columbus Telegram - 7 hours ago]
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]
LEAD class 'broadens view of agriculture' [Published McCook Gazette - Oct 02 2014]
Nuclear Matters warns about premature plant clo... [Published Fierce Energy - Oct 02 2014]
NPPD to present economic trends [Published York News Times - Oct 01 2014]
Watch Out for Power Lines for Harvest Time Elec... [Published The Farmer - Sep 30 2014]
Developer plans 11,000-acre Nebraska wind farm [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 30 2014]
Electrical safety important, says NPPD [Published Grand Island Independent - Sep 28 2014]
Jane Dreher: Business owner has full experience [Published Redlands Daily Facts - Sep 28 2014]
Speaker: Norris legacy lives on [Published McCook Gazette - Sep 26 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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