Rural Electric Systems are…Working for Nebraska

Affordable

Affordable electricity benefits all Nebraskans. At a time when prices on everything seem to be climbing, public power remains a great value for Nebraskans. In fact, since 1936 electric rates in Nebraska have only gone up five cents per kilowatt hour.
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Local Control

The decisions governing electric utilities are made by locally elected board members. There are no profit-driven shareholders making decisions that will ensure the greatest profits, only local individuals that receive the same level of service as their constituents.
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Reliable

A reliable electric supply to our homes and businesses is a luxury we often take for granted. Unfortunately, we often don’t realize how important a reliable energy supply is to us until we have to go without it, like during a severe storm.
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Eco Friendly

Did you know that 30 percent of Nebraska’s electricity comes from non-carbon emitting resources? 
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From the Blog

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Grassroots Begins With You!

The term “grassroots” refers to individuals on the front lines of the issues we face. Grassroots support provides direct communication between elected officials and those they are elected to represent. It is the directors, employees, and customers of Nebraska’s public power systems that are impacted by legislation and regulations, and it is these individuals that […]
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Our Environmental Story…It’s a Good One!

February’s Working For Nebraska’s focus will be on the environmental stewardship that our power industry practices every day.  For instance, we will be reminding Nebraskans that more than 30 percent of our electricity already comes from non-carbon emitting resources. That is a number we should all be very proud of. With much of the excitement […]
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Featured Articles

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You Have a Voice

Throughout the first six months of the Working for Nebraska campaign, this magazine has highlighted how your rural electric utility works hard to keep your electric rates low.  The campaign has written blog articles and developed videos that have shown how employees of your electric system will brave Nebraska’s winter storms to restore electricity to […]
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Striking a Balance

By James Dukesherer   With nearly half of Nebraska’s electric generation coming from coal combustion, many across the state hold the perception that Nebraska’s electric utilities have not done enough to develop renewable energy resources in our state.  Some believe with Nebraska’s rich wind energy resources, our state should shift the primary fuel source of […]
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