The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

President approves disaster declaration for July storms

OPPD is eligible for federal reimbursement for damage from the hurricane-force winds that caused the utility's largest outage.

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Working for You

Attachment keeps power flowing – and squirrels going

OPPD uses 'squirrel guard' mechanisms in areas that are susceptible to animals interfering with electrical equipment - and possibly causing outages.

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General

There are some new dates in our biggest storms list

This infographic looks at the 10 biggest storms OPPD has faced based on power outages. The most destructive ones may surprise you.

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Tips

Resolve to be more energy efficient: September tips

This month is a great time to make sure your furnace doesn't leave you cold when winter starts.

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Powerful Life

OPPD crews finishing up their Hurricane Ida restoration effort

OPPD mutual aid crews finishing their restoration work and will begin the trip home.

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