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Answering your questions about controlled outages

February 16, 2021 | Laura King-Homan |
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This unprecedented cold spell, and the resulting strain on the electric system, raises a lot of questions for our customers. We understand that. We’re working to get as much information to you as possible so you can make the right choices for your family.

On there is a video and frequently asked questions that address some of the topics we’ve heard from you. Please remember this situation is fluid and changing quickly. We will do our best to update you as we get further information.

Please refer to the and Storm & Outage Center for more information. We will also be posting information on our social media channels, and can answer your questions there as well.

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About Laura King-Homan

Laura King-Homan is the supervisor, Brand and Communication Operations, at Omaha Public Power District. She has nearly 20 years of print journalism and design experience, including the Omaha World-Herald.

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