The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Two projects receive Greener Together funding

OPPD's Greener Together Program is providing funding for a project that will add solar panels to Habitat for Humanity homes and another in which students will build and grow gardens.

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Douglas County landfill to gain new life as OPPD solar array

OPPD and Douglas County are partnering to house a solar array on a shuttered landfill, with the help of grant funding from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.

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Tips

Video: Warm up to space heater safety

The heaters are a quick way to warm up a space, but they pose plenty of hazards that you can avoid with proper safety practices.

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The Wire’s top stories of 2022

The top 10 stories on The Wire last year include reaching an important Power with Purpose milestone, working to address the growing power needs in our communities, responding to soaring interest in residential solar, and watching an employee float his way to a Guinness World Record – in a pumpkin.

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How Does That Work?

What you need to know about portable home generators

You may be tempted to purchase a generator in the event of a power outage. Remember these tips to operate it safely.

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