Loup purchases, sells and delivers approximately 1.2 billion kilowatt hours of electric power annually to wholesale and retail customers across a service area that spans four counties entirely and parts of three others.
In conjunction with providing electric service to its customers, Loup promotes the economic and industrial development of its service area. These efforts have helped make Columbus a bright spot on Nebraska's economic development horizon. Columbus is known as the "City of Power and Progress" and is the most industrialized community per capita in the state.
Three, To make maximum use of the water of the Loup River to generate power.
Loup provides recreational areas --two lakes, a bike trail, five parks and about 70 miles of canal right-of-way--to the public for boating, water skiing, fishing, biking, hiking and camping--free of charge.
Loup Power District is a political subdivision of the state of Nebraska. It is governed by a 10-member, publicly elected Board of Directors which meets monthly at the District's General Office building in Columbus.
Loup Power District purchases its electric power requirements at wholesale from Nebraska Public Power District. Nebraska is the only state in the U.S. that is 100 percent public power which provides local control and electric rates that are 20 percent below the national average. – less – More from ZoomInfo »