Between the lines: My job

By Gwen Kautz, General Manager gkautz at dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 “You’re the boss, I don’t understand why you can’t make this decision? Just what is your job?” The questions caught me off guard as I had been working with an unhappy... Read More...

Harvest safety tips

Farming is one of the most dangerous professions in the country, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Machinery and vehicles help on the job, but also contribute to many farming accidents. Electricity is essential to the operation of a... Read More...

Between the lines: The anatomy of a rate

By Gwen Kautz, General Manager gkautz at dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 We have approximately 24 rate classes at Dawson Public Power District serving just over 23,400 meters. The primary difference in each rate is the size of transformer needed to deliver power... Read More...

‘An amazing trip that I will always remember’

Walters returns from Dawson PPD-sponsored tour of Washington D.C. North Platte High School student Mitchell Walters was nominated to represent Dawson Public Power District on a recent trip to Washington, D.C. Walters was one of 19 high school-aged students from... Read More...

How to avoid a digging disaster

Can you dig it? Well…maybe. Before you start any digging project, you should call Nebraska 811 to help locate underground utilities. One ill-fated scoop could turn your DIY project into a digging disaster. Here’s how you can avoid an underground... Read More...

Between the lines: Local to local support

By Gwen Kautz, General Manager gkautz at dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386   Dawson PPD supports our communities economically; doing all we can to buy locally. In the scope of things, our local economy depends on everyone. Statistically speaking, about 68 cents of... Read More...

Public Powered

Electric vehicles are changing how we think about getting from point A to B. An eco-friendly vehicle with low emissions and less maintenance does exist. If you haven’t looked at an electric vehicle lately, it may be time to do... Read More...

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