Dawson PPD plans 80th anniversary celebration

(February 20, 2017) Lexington, Neb. – Dawson Public Power District is planning several activities to celebrate its 80th year in business. The District was organized on February 26, 1937. In partnership with the Dawson County Historical Society Museum, Dawson PPD... Read More...

Board elects 2017 officers

The Dawson PPD Board of Directors has elected to reinstate its officers in their respective positions for the 2017 term. Paul Neil of Cozad will enter his 19th consecutive year as president. Other officers include Pat Hecox of Gothenburg as... Read More...

Working with birds of prey

When you think about hunting, you may imagine a person with a shotgun and his trusty dog by his side. Or, perhaps, an individual high in a tree stand with their bow. But what about an individual who hunts with... Read More...

Between the lines: Is retail choice right for Nebraska?

By Gwen Kautz, Dawson PPD General Manager gkautz (at) dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 Over the holidays, a report was published that claimed Nebraskan’s are not benefiting from the public power model in Nebraska and that introducing competition would garner lower rates. The... Read More...

Celebrating 80 years of service

On January 25, 1937, local farmers and other community leaders filed a petition with the Nebraska Department of Roads and Irrigation for the creation of Dawson County Public Power District. The District was officially formed February 26, 1937. The District... Read More...

Save money and energy through the EnergyWise Program

If your New Year’s resolution is to be more energy efficient, Dawson PPD may have a rebate for you. Known as the EnergyWiseSM Program, customers are rewarded with incentives for making energy efficient improvements within their homes. The program is... Read More...

Dawson PPD 2017 planned upgrades

Almost $10 million in system improvements are scheduled for construction in 2017. As a not-for-profit utility, Dawson PPD budgets to reinvest in its system annually to ensure reliable and safe electricity. “Dawson PPD is always evaluating its electrical system to... Read More...

Between the lines: Reflections of the ice storms

By Gwen Kautz, Dawson PPD General Manager gkautz (at) dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 It’s hard to believe those two ice storms happened 10 years ago. So many memories came flooding back as we prepared to write the story. In the flurry of... Read More...

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