Refrigerator & Freezer Recycling Program

Nebraska City Utilities would like to encourage the responsible and efficient use of electricity by providing its Refrigerator and Freezer Recycling Program which pays residents $35.00 to recycle old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers. This Program is being funded by the Nebraska City Utility Electric Department and its Program to develop wise conservation and efficiencies as part of its integrated Resource Plan for the Electric Department. The Rebate Program, is available to all current Residential Electric customers of Nebraska City Utilities and is limited to two appliances per customer. Recycling older, inefficient refrigerators and freezers accomplishes multiple benefits

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Air Conditioner Rebates


Nebraska City Utilities “Electric” customers are eligible for a $10.00 rebate for window air conditioners.
(Limit 2 per household)

To have $10.00 rebate applied to your account call our service department to make arrangements to have you old a/c unit picked up.


Electrical Outages



To report an outage any time (24/7), call Nebraska City Utilities at 402-873-3353
Remember that during storm season, many things can cause outages.  Wind, ice and damaged trees falling on the power lines.  If you see power lines on the ground, don’t touch it and call the Nebraska City Utilities immediately.

Some causes for electrical outages:


Lightning searches for the tallest object to serve as a conductor.  When lightning strikes electrical equipment, it causes loss of power. Continue reading “Electrical Outages”

Save Energy By Planting A Tree

Nebraska City Utilities recognizes the importance that trees play in our environment.  Trees provide shade that cools you and your living environment.  Trees absorb the sun’s energy from the surrounding air, and in the summertime, creates a cooling effect in and around your home.  Using the method of “Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place”, Nebraska City Utilities can help you create comfort and save energy by:

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Electrical Safety Classes

Our qualified electric serviceman gives educational electric safety to children in schools and/or organizations.

Our electric serviceman addresses electric safety inside and outside the home.  Some areas discussed are water and electricity, kite safety, and utility sub-station dangers.  He will also explain how we receive electricity to our homes and schools from that sub-station.  A safety film can be shown, activity safety sheets can be completed, and a time for questions and answers.  The kids really get involved and enjoy the program.  Please call our office if you would like to schedule a class.

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