Public power rocks!

  October is Public Power Month. Here’s some facts about public power: Local people serving local people from the board to the lineworkers and front desk Involved in the communities they service with economic development assistance Reliable mix of energy... Read More...

SmartHub Saves: Sara Bennett, Gibbon

This series focuses on Dawson PPD customers who use SmartHub to manage their electrical use. SmartHub is a free web and mobile app available to all Dawson PPD customers. To sign up, call Dawson PPD at 308-324-2386 or visit DawsonPower.com... Read More...

What’s on that pole?

  This illustration shows the basic equipment found on electric utility poles. The equipment varies according to the location and the service they provide. October 2019 Read More...

Between the lines: Our loss is your gain

By Gwen Kautz, General Manager gkautz at dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 The unusually wet years of 2018 and 2019 have impacted many customers and public power districts. Some of our farmers and ranchers experienced unusual issues of their own due to the... Read More...

Dawson PPD reports decreased irrigation energy sales

September 25, 2019 — Unusual weather in 2019 has impacted many, including Dawson Public Power District. “Normally, irrigation season is our peak time for energy sales,” explains General Manager Gwen Kautz.  “This year’s above average precipitation has resulted in decreased... Read More...

Businesses eligible for EnergyWise rebates

  The Lexington Walmart’s 10 week remodeling efforts rewarded them with a $29,730 rebate through the EnergyWise program. More than 3,000 light bulbs and fixtures in the building and parking lot were replaced with energy efficient LEDs. About $320,000 went... Read More...

Harvest safety tips for farmworkers

Maintain a 15-foot clearance around all utility equipment in all directions. Use a spotter and deployed flags to maintain safe distances from power lines and other equipment when doing field work. If your equipment makes contact with an energized or... Read More...

Make your home winter ready

Organizing your home for winter can seem like an unnecessary chore. But the financial benefits will outweigh any feelings of being “put out.” Winter heating costs can skyrocket if your windows are poorly insulated, your plumbing breaks or if the... Read More...

Between the lines: Look out for scams

By Gwen Kautz, General Manager gkautz at dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 You can’t watch the news without at least one story about data breaches or scammers who take advantage of people’s trust. In my own family, we experienced this first hand this... Read More...

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