The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

It’s almost time for Heat the Streets

Heat the Streets Run & Walk for Warmth gives community members a way to help the growing number of people who need assistance with their utility bills.

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Infographic: Happy birthday, Thomas Edison

The prolific American inventor was also the grandfather of the electric utility system.

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Powerful Life

Former Husker, NFL player builds a post-football career at OPPD

Bret Clark, a former player for the Huskers and the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, talks about his journey and how he eventually landed at OPPD's Nebraska City Station.

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Tips

How to stay safe around downed power lines

Snow, ice and wind can wreak havoc with power lines. If you encounter downed lines, your response is critical.

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Greener Together recipients aim to increase access to food, replace trees

Free Farm Syndicate and The Urban Bird & Nature Alliance are the latest recipients of funding from OPPD's Greener Together program.

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