The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

SPP reaches renewable energy milestones

Southwest Power Pool reached a major renewables milestone this spring, a renewable energy penetration record of 90.2%.

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Storm and Outage

9 ways to beat the heat’s effects on your electric bill

There are a few simple things you can do to help lessen the weather's impact on your energy usage.

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Powerful Life

Guiding principles are key for Reese

For Jene’ Reese, a senior account executive at OPPD, success at work and at home comes down to knowing what matters – and what doesn't.

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Tips

Energy Advisor: Let’s look at ‘phantom’ load

Should you really unplug all your appliances and devices when they're not in use? This month, Energy Advisor Eric BenSalah explains phantom load.

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General

Ospreys at Fort Calhoun are expecting

The female osprey at Fort Calhoun Station laid three eggs, and if all goes well, the chicks should hatch in late May or early June.

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