Keeping safe during and after storms

No one knows electrical safety better than the experts who practice it every single day. Dawson PPD encourages you to practice safety with these reminders – for during and after a summer storm: Avoid wires and water When lightning strikes... Read More...

The thing is… The essentials of life

by Gwen Kautz, General Manager As I write this, I’m watching it rain. Beautiful rain. In an agricultural community, rain can be the lifeblood for many families across Nebraska. The right amount of rain. Water is essential to life. What... Read More...

Cost-saving measure is beneficial

New technology is extending the lifespan of underground power lines and saving rate payer money. “This process was a cost-effective alternative to replacing the underground power lines. Rejuvenating the lines cost about 40% less, plus the cable treatment includes a... Read More...

Dawson PPD rates to change

Dawson Public Power District is changing the General Service and the General Service – Electric Heat rates, effective on July 1. These rates are used for homes, farms, cabins and stock wells. The new rate will be reflected on statements... Read More...

DPPD copes with South Platte River flooding

In late May, Dawson PPD had to make some changes to this transmission line near North Platte. Erosion of the South Platte River bank and nearby road threatened the line’s integrity. It was de-energized and two poles were removed. A... Read More...

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