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Switch irrigation from diesel engine to electric

The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy is offering an incentive to farmers who replace irrigation pump diesel engines with all-electric equipment.  There will be 17 rebates given for the 2020 season.  They will provide up to $20,000.  Applications are... Read More...

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...

Running for public office?

Learn what it takes to wage an effective and winning campaign.  Attend the Candidate Training School by the Nebraska Rural Electric Association.  You will learn about effective fundraising, message development, campaign budgeting, campaign law and media relations.  They will hold... Read More...

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