Dawson PPD rate increase scheduled for April

(March 7, 2017) Lexington, Neb. –Dawson Public Power District customers will see an average three percent increase on their May electric statements. The new rates will go into effect with April usage. “Our goal is to make sure we provide... Read More...

Are you on the correct rate?

General Service Rate (code 11) or Small Power Rate (code 4): For homes heated by natural gas furnaces or propane heaters that do not use heat pumps. General Service with Space Heating Rate (code 12 or 14): For homes that... Read More...

Easy steps to greater efficiency

Do you want to save money and electricity but have limited time, money and patience? According to the Department of Energy, a “typical American family” spends nearly $2,000 per year on their home energy bills. Much of that money, however,... Read More...

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...

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