Wheat Belt PPD Overview
Years Serving You
Welcome to Wheat Belt Public Power District’s rural electric system. Wheat Belt is proud to be your local utility provider. We are a member of the Touchstone Energy organization, a national alliance of 46 states delivering power and energy solutions to customers daily. We are also a member of Tri-State Generation and Transmission, our wholesale power supplier, and Basin Electric Power Cooperative, a wholesale power supplier to eight Midwestern states. Collectively, we uphold the values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.
Our Headquarters is located north of Sidney and two outposts are located in Dalton and Oshkosh. We have 30 full-time employees and seven elected directors. Our employees and directors are local people, most have lived in this area for a long time and take personal pride and care to “Deliver electricity safely, reliably and efficiently.” We value our customers and welcome constructive input to our operation and encourage attendance at our regular monthly board meetings.
The Nebraska Power Review Board is a state agency responsible for maintaining the records of our service territory boundaries. Wheat Belt's service territory covers approximately 3,600 square miles, providing utilities to rural residents in parts of Arthur, Banner, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Keith and Morrill counties and the communities of Sunol, Gurley, Dalton, Lorenzo and Redington.