While 2020 has been a difficult year for all, retail and wholesale customers of Nebraska Public Power District have some good news ahead for 2021. During Thursday’s monthly meeting of the NPPD Board of Directors electric rates for 2021 will remain stable from 2020. For the eighth consecutive year, NPPD retail customers will see no […]
From all of us to all of you, warmest holiday wishes! We are looking forward to the coming year (aren’t we all?)!
In a world that feels like everything is different, one thing hasn’t changed – our desire to help the communities we serve prosper and thrive. It’s in that spirit that you’ll find below just a few of the planned economic development activities for 2021. Whereas in years past, our calendar has been packed with travel and face-to-face […]
Once again, Nebraska Public Power District will be offering Site Readiness Assistance grants to help communities bring shovel ready sites to market. This unique program will match funds up to $25,000 to conduct due diligence items such as: ALTA Survey Title Commitment Geotechnical Investigation Natural Features/Wetlands Delineation Endangered Species Phase 1 Environmental Studies Other items […]
We’re forty-some days away from Christmas, and many NPPD employees are getting their Christmas shopping done thanks to a unique partnership with GROW Nebraska®. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, plans for NPPD’s 50th-anniversary celebrations and holiday parties were put on hold. Wanting to find a way to still celebrate, a team began researching creative ways […]
NPPD’s Economic Development team recently wrapped a free five-week webinar for local economic developers featuring nationally recognized economic development consultant Janet Ady of Ady Advantage. The series covered topics such as the site selection process, business retention and expansion, capacity readiness and rural economic development post-COVID. The series highlighted best practices and benchmarked participants on […]
Melissa Trueblood, Ph.D. has joined the Nebraska Public Power District’s Economic Development team as an economist.
A new development designed to attract new businesses to Norfolk held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, September 30.
Aulick Industries is posed to add 30-40 new jobs at their facility in Scottsbluff with assistance from a $750,000 loan through LB840, which authorizes Nebraska cities to collect and appropriate local tax dollars for economic development purposes. Aulick Industries, a NPPD retail customer and family-owned subsidiary of Original Equipment Company, specializes in the manufacturing and […]
Norfolk is ready to embark on the state’s largest community solar project, a cooperative agreement between the city and NPPD. Unique to the Norfolk project is the inclusion of a battery energy storage system (BESS) tied to the solar array as a demonstration project. The city council approved the project during a city council meeting […]