Melissa Trueblood, Ph.D. has joined the Nebraska Public Power District’s Economic Development team as an economist.
A $1.9 million electrical infrastructure expansion and $1 million street extension project served as the catalysts for a business park which attracted five new business in the city of Laurel, Nebraska! Read more about the progress this community of about 1,000 residents. Also learn about trends in Norfolk, Madison County and the Southwest Public Power […]
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 […]
Manufacturing employment increased by 50.9 percent in Cass County, home of Plattsmouth while the nonfarm wage and salary employment in nearby Nemaha County increased by 10.6 percent during the 2009 ̶2019 period. Also, the community of Laurel, in northeast Nebraska offers a 12 acre site available for development. Read more about these facts and other […]
Tricia Moyer has joined the NPPD Economic Development team as a marketing specialist. She brings with her more than 20 years of marketing and communications experience, mostly in the higher education and non-profit sector. She’s honed her marketing skills in places like the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Creighton University Medical Center and Wayne State College. Her […]
September 15, 2020 – KEARNEY, Neb. – In partnership with the Nebraska Public Power District, Kearney’s Tech oNE Crossing Data Park will have available 70 megawatts (MW) of electrical capacity allowing for additional growth. Kearney’s Tech oNE Crossing Data Park is a 200 acre, shovel-ready development prepped for technology development and is currently home to […]
Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed Wednesday, August 12 Nebraska Public Power District Day during a visit to Columbus. It’s just one of the many ways NPPD has celebrated its 50 years of service this year. “All the innovation and customer service really is a great Nebraska story and has helped us keep low cost, reliable power […]
Figure 1. Change in per capita non-motor vehicle sales from 2018 to 2019. Source: U.S. Census Bureau and Nebraska Department of Revenue, July 2020 Each summer, the Nebraska Department of Revenue releases information on non-motor vehicle retail sales that gives a snapshot of how Main Street is doing in each Nebraska community and county. We […]