Rural Electric Systems are…Working for Nebraska


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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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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Local Control Matters for Nebraskans

Have you ever wondered why there has been an increase in the popularity of farmer’s markets in many local communities? Many experts claim it has much to do with the consumer’s desire to have more control over the source and quality of their food supply, a growing importance of supporting local farmers, and wanting to […]
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Local Control & You

By John Hoke, Niobrara Valley Electric Membership Corporation General Manager Let’s get to the heart of the matter, local control and you. Nebraskans, especially those from the rural areas, are an independent bunch. Self-reliant and neighbor friendly, they want to take care of themselves, reach out to help neighbors in need, and generally “do the […]
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