February 1999 - The Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) announced that it will offer its customers a voluntary program through which they can contribute to a utility-managed fund for new renewables development. Participation in the program will require a minimum contribution of $6.00 per month and business participation will be encouraged. Based on participation rates in similar "green" energy programs in the Midwest, NPPD projects that as many as 11,500 Nebraskans may choose to participate in its "Prairie Power" program.
News Release - NPPD's new Prairie Power program provides new options for generating "green" energy - No longer online at NPPD.com
NPPD Contact: Larry Liss (402) 563-5433