The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

Additional utility bill assistance now available

Customers impacted by COVID pandemic can now apply online for funding available to all 13 counties served by the utility.

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How Does That Work?

Tree maintenance: Whose responsibility is it?

Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree's location.

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General

Emerald ash borer remains threat to trees

We’ve managed to slow it down. But four years after its initial discovery, this invasive pest is a growing presence in Nebraska.

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Tips

Video: Kit can keep your family prepared

By simply including items around your home in a basic kit, you can have peace of mind that your family will be prepared for an emergency.

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General

Young peregrine falcon reluctant to leave the nest

One of the three offspring of the pair living at an OPPD power plant is still living at ‘home,’ and aggravating its mom.

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