Last month, Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) Economic Development team members attended the annual Nebraska Economic Developers Association (NEDA) annual conference in Lincoln at Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC). In addition to tours, training sessions and speakers, the conference served as the organization’s 50th-anniversary celebration. One conference highlight was the past NEDA president’s panel. The panel, […]
Nebraska Public Power District Economic Development Manager Nicole Sedlacek, CEcD, has been awarded the Rocky Mountain Electrical League (RMEL) Emerging Leader Award. The award recognizes high-potential individuals who have five to 10 years of electricity utility experience and are known for their significant contributions to their organizations, and who also possess qualities that align with […]
NPPD has earned its third consecutive Diamond Level Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. The RP3 designation, which lasts for three years, recognizes public power utilities that demonstrate proficiency in four key disciplines: reliability, safety, workforce development and system improvement.
NPPD-served communities were awarded more than $16 million through the state of Nebraska’s Rural Workforce Housing Investment Fund. Authorized by the Rural Workforce Housing Investment Act of 2017, the RWHF helps communities create quality, affordable housing to accommodate growth.
With a thriving economy, strong agricultural roots and an unparalleled quality of life, Nebraska has been ranked the fourth best state in the U.S., according to the latest edition of the Best States rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on over 70 metrics across eight categories, such as economy, infrastructure […]
Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) marks the week of May 8 to May 12, 2023, as Economic Development Week. During this week, communities across North America will celebrate and recognize the contributions made by professional economic developers to create more economically vibrant and livable communities. Created in 2016 by International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the […]
It took more than 25 years and a lot of teamwork, but Wahoo recently broke ground on the North Highlands subdivision, a 91-lot development that includes a mix of single-family homes, villas and townhouses. A new housing development became a priority for Wahoo following a strategic planning session conducted by the Greater Wahoo Development Foundation […]
Sixteen Nebraskans were among the 91 economic development professionals to attend the Heartland Economic Development Course (HEDC) April 17-21, 2023, in Blue Springs, Missouri. Heartland attendees receive fundamental economic development training on topics ranging from business, retention and expansion, workforce development, real estate development, and entrepreneurship to marketing, finance, ethics, and managing economic development organizations. […]
BginUSA has selected the City of York as the location for their next data mining complex. BginUSA expects the project to be an $8 million project that will create five to eight jobs. The data mining project will bring about thirty units of computer servers and an office to the north end of the city-owned […]
The 2022 MarkeTech conference will be held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska, June 21-22. The conference, organized by GROW Nebraska, brings in expert speakers, vendors, exhibitors and entrepreneurs for hands-on workshops and sessions to help business owners grow, scale and develop their businesses. Nebraska Public Power District is proud to help sponsor […]