Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Sorting thousands of bills with customers in mind

OPPD’s government relations team is busy during legislative sessions in Nebraska and Washington, D.C., making sure bills won’t adversely affect its customers.

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General

Event keeps count of bird species, habits over time

Any bird or nature enthusiast can join the Great Backyard Bird Count, which begins Feb. 14. OPPD’s arboretum is a great place to find them.

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Utility scam reports are at an all-time high and climbing

Customer reports of scam phone calls have skyrocketed in recent years, with no signs of slowing. Learn how OPPD is fighting back.

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Powerful Life

‘Genuine compassion’ led retiree to second career as a nurse

A 36-year utility career was good preparation for OPPD retiree Mary Finley, who is now a nurse at Immanuel Hospital.

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Balloons can cause problems with power lines

Foil, or mylar, balloons can cause power outages and damage equipment if they come into contact with energized lines. Take these steps when disposing of them.

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