Services for Businesses
The low rates and reliable service provided by OPPD are two of the major advantages of selecting a business location in our region.
What to Expect
Call or email any member of our Economic Development team for assistance in number of areas of development. We can provide information on taxes, transportation, incentives, energy costs, and a host of other factors necessary to help you make the best possible decisions for your company. We’ve received national recognition for these efforts, with JD Power and Associates ranking OPPD one of the Top Midwest Midsize Utilities in Business Customer Satisfaction 9 out of the last 10 years.
OPPD can provide the most up-to-date information on local and state incentives available to new and expanding industries, including:
- Industry eligibility
- Threshold investment
- Job-creation requirements
- Tax credits
Sites and Buildings
The OPPD Economic Development team offers extensive site-selection assistance and can customize the necessary information that will give you the ability to make a timely decision.
A manufacturing company located in Nebraska is eligible for exemption from sales tax paid on electricity, provided at least 51% of the energy consumed is used in the manufacturing process. If you are a manufacturer or will be establishing an operation within OPPD’s service area, our Economic Development team can help with the required energy assessment.
Not only does our economic development team work to bring jobs and capital investment to the community, it lays the groundwork for improved infrastructure, tax legislation and growth, and incentivizes communities to thrive.