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NPPD’s Scottsbluff solar project performing as expected

Nebraska Public Power District News Release

“The Scottsbluff project, and NPPD’s other Sunwise Community Solar projects, are operating well and performing as expected. The Scottsbluff project was sold out within days of our launch of the project and the community has been extremely supportive,” explained NPPD Retail General Manager Tim Arlt.  “In fact, Scottsbluff has embarked on a second community solar project with the developer, SolSystems, for a significantly larger 4.6-megawatt operation.”  Arlt pointed out that NPPD is in various stages of progress for community solar projects in Norfolk, Chadron, O’Neill, Ainsworth, Pawnee City, and Loup City. Read the entire news release here.

NPPD Photo: Scottsbluff’s first community solar project developed by Mesner Solar and GenPro Energy Solutions, both based in Central City, and NPPD.

NPPD’s SunWise Program

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Previously Posted News Release
Contract awarded for R-Project transmission line construction by NPPD
For more information on the R-Project, go to www.rproject.nppd.com.

Nebraska Also in the News Here
Enel Green Power, Anheuser-Busch Partner to Make Super Bowl Week ‘Super Green’, Renewable Energy Magazine. An Interview with Mark McGrail, associate vice president for energy management at Enel Green Power North America. “To date we’ve been focusing our efforts on Kansas and Oklahoma, but now we are expanding into other regions, like Texas and Nebraska and Illinois.”

Previously Posted Enel News Release
Enel Green Power brings online 620 MW of new wind capacity in the United States
Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), has started operations of the 320 MW Rattlesnake Creek wind farm, its first wind facility in the US state of Nebraska, and the Diamond Vista wind farm of around 300 MW in Kansas.
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Scottsbluff community solar project delayed but construction expected to start soon

NPPD News Release

Scottsbluff, Neb. – If you were wondering when the new community solar project in Scottsbluff at the Nebraska Public Power District office was going to be installed . . . it’s still coming.

“We have had a delay in construction due to material shortages and delivery issues,” said NPPD Retail General Manager Tim Arlt. “We will be making contact with Scottsbluff customers who have signed up for the program to explain the delay and keep them in the loop as to when the solar unit would begin operation.”

Arlt indicated that construction is expected to begin in the next week, and is expected to be completed by the end of the month. Of the solar shares made available to the community, all 135 have been sold and accounted for, although NPPD would continue taking names to be placed on a waiting list. “We had positive feedback from customers in Scottsbluff from the beginning and they showed their interest by becoming part of this community solar project,” Arlt added.

While that construction begins soon, drivers are urged to be cautious driving along the construction site in front of the NPPD Operations Center at the intersection of Belt Line Highway and First Avenue.

 NPPD’s SunWise Community Solar Program

Venango site for one of NPPD’s first community solar projects, The Imperial Republican
Venango ‘solar garden’ gets off the ground, North Platte Telegraph