The City of Red Cloud purchases its power and is a proud member of NMPP Energy and MEAN. An additonal source of power is WAPA (Western Area Power Association). Our electricity is delivered into town on a 69 KV line owned by NPPD (Nebraska Public Power District).
The city owns a generating facility that is capable of producing over 4 MW of electricity. The power plant consists of four Fairbanks-Morse opposing piston engines that run on diesel fuel or natural gas.
The city owned electric distribution system is made up of two primary voltages 2400 and 13,800 volts. The system is made up of five 2400 volt circuits and one 13,800 volt circuit. The city also owns a 12,470 volt line that runs four miles north of town to service the city wells.