NPPD will be reconfiguring the 115 kV transmission substation that serves Valentine and the surrounding area to a ring bus scheme to improve operational flexibility and reliability. During construction, the City of Valentine will be served by a temporary mobile substation. In order to switch to the mobile substation, NPPD has scheduled a 15 to 30 minute outage which will affect the entire town on September 21, 2018 at approximately 1:00 p.m. CT. If you don’t have battery backups on you sensitive electronics, be sure to turn them off before the outage begins. Again, this is for Valentine City proper.
KBR Rural Public Power District will also have an outage tomorrow, September 21st from 8 am until noon central time.Customers affected will be from Valentine to Cody, the Ohlmstead Addition, Marlboro Estates and south to Merritt Reservoir. This outage will last approximately 4 hours. KBR customers served off the Marsh Lake substation will experience a one hour outage scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. CT.