2013 Rebate Program

Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by in Homeowner & Energy Tips, News

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Avoiding Tree and Utility Conflicts

Posted on 07. Mar, 2012 by in Homeowner & Energy Tips

Here is a great link to Avoiding Tree and Utility Conflicts that we discovered. Please check it out!

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Mr. Electricity

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by in Helpful Hints, Homeowner & Energy Tips

We found a website that has some great tips on how to save electricity. He calls himself Mr. Electricity! Check it out here and give his tips a try!

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Energy Solutions for your Home

Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by in Helpful Hints, Homeowner & Energy Tips

Energy Solutions for Your Home The Auburn Board of Public Works in a cooperative effort with Nebraska Public Power District’s Energy Efficiency Team offers the following Energy Solutions for residential customers. The role of the Energy Efficiency Team is to act as a technical resource and trusted energy advisor for the customer. We believe that […]

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Energy Smart

Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by in Homeowner & Energy Tips, News

The Nebraska Municipal Power Pool has created a website, ENERGYsmart, to provide utility customers with information about factors that could affect future electric rates, as well as energy efficient steps customers can take to help offset rising costs. This is site is a great tool for utility customers and will be continuously updated with new […]

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Important Links

Posted on 20. Dec, 2010 by in Helpful Hints, Homeowner & Energy Tips, News

Here are some great links to check out: The Energy Experts provide an Air Conditioning Cost Calculator. The EPA’s Ground Water & Drinking Water website is a great resource. Another great resource is the EPA’s Wastewater Management website. And don’t forget to check out the DHHS Public Water Supply website!

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September is National Preparedness Month – start prepping!

Posted on 16. Sep, 2010 by in Homeowner & Energy Tips, News

This is an article that was originally posted at DrinkTap.org. It’s almost September, which means that in addition to planning for colder temperatures, it’s also time to check-in on your emergency planning. Does your family have a plan, supplies and contact information if something goes wrong? September is National Preparedness Month, and FEMA has developed […]

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Rebate Opportunity!

Posted on 24. Aug, 2010 by in Homeowner & Energy Tips, News

We are proud to partner with NPPD to provide numerous incentive programs to our customers. See the links provided to find current incentives. Also check out our electric water heater rebate program. All rebate requests must include: request form, invoice, and applicable application forms (except water heaters). Application forms can be found at the NPPD […]

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How to Thaw Frozen Pipes

Posted on 24. Aug, 2010 by in Homeowner & Energy Tips

Keep the faucet open. As you treat the frozen pipe and the frozen area begins to melt, water will begin to flow through the frozen area. Running water through the pipe will help melt more ice in the pipe. Apply heat to the section of pipe using an electric heating pad wrapped around the pipe,

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Prevent Winter Water Disasters

Posted on 06. Aug, 2010 by in Homeowner & Energy Tips

Locate and mark the main water cutoff valve for your home. This cutoff valve is usually found near where the water line comes into your house. Damage from running water can be minimized if you turn off this valve quickly. Make sure the water line to outside faucets is turned off and the lines are […]

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