The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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New substation simulator offers fresh training option for OPPD apprentices

The simulator gives apprentices some realistic, hands-on experience during training without the stress of possibly making a mistake that could affect the grid.

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What It Takes

For chemists at OPPD, attention to detail, problem-solving skills are critical

Chemists play key roles at OPPD's generation plants, helping to ensure the plants are operating safely and effectively.

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Osprey pair are back for another season at Fort Calhoun Station

The ospreys arrived back at their nest in late March and are working to prepare it for new chicks.

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Network helps those in need with utility assistance, other vital aid

OPPD's Energy Assistance Program works with a network of community-based organizations that can help residents with a variety of needs.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

In observance of Women's History Month, we talked to some of the women who work at OPPD about what led them to the utility, what motivates them and why they enjoy what they do.

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