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NPPD POWER GRID CONTINUES TO MEET DEMAND DURING HEAT WAVE

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THE HOT DRY WEATHER HAS CREATED A HEAVY DEMAND FOR ELECTRICITY FOR AIR CONDITIONING AND IRRIGATION SYSTEMS.

NPPD SPOKESMAN MARK BECKER SAYS SO FAR, THEIR SYSTEM IS HANDING THE DEMAND ACROSS NEBRASKA:

POWER1 OC….2100 MEGAWATTS RIGHT NOW :14

BECKER SAYS THE FOURTEEN STATE GRID IS HANDLING THE DEMAND ACROSS THE CENTRAL PART OF THE COUNTRY;

POWER2 OC….LAST FEBRUARY :10

IN FEBRUARY, EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER CAUSED SUPPLY ISSUES IN TEXAS THAT LED TO ROLLING BLACKOUTS ACROSS ALL THE STATES IN THE REGION.

Jerry Oster WNAX