Combined Heat and Power Partnership
Nebraska Public Power District
|Contact Name||Brian Wilcox|
|Title||Senior Engineer, Biofuels|
1414 15th Street PO Box 499|
Columbus, NE 68602-0499
Nebraska Public Power District is Nebraska's largest electric utility, with a chartered territory including all or parts of 91 of Nebraska's 93 counties. It was formed on Jan. 1, 1970, when Consumers Public Power District, Platte Valley Public Power and Irrigation District (PVPPID) and Nebraska Public Power System merged to become Nebraska Public Power District. Merger properties also included assets formerly operated by Loup River Public Power District. NPPD is a public corporation and political subdivision of the state of Nebraska. The utility is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors, who are popularly elected from NPPD's chartered territory. Currently gauging the market potential for the 22 ethanol plants that we serve power to. The goal is to determine likelihood of the 300+ megawatts of power currently being used by ethanol plants in our state to invest into cogeneration equipment.