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Dec. 18, 2012Columbus, Nebraska |  By: Mullens

Nebraska Public Power District

The Cooper Nuclear Station in Columbus Nebraska is planning to increase the plants output by 146 megawatts.

On Friday the Nebraska Public Power District's Board of Directors voted unanimously to increase the amount of power produced at its Cooper Nuclear Station. Media Relations Specialist for Nebraska Public Power District, Mark Becker, says the main change will be a new high pressure turban for the plant.

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Since 2005 Nebraska Public Power District has replaced other major components that will enhance the benefits of an uprate.