The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Andrew Roger

Profiles

Video: Schedulers are a key link to employees working in the field

The team determines how and when OPPD’s resources are deployed, including crews, and dispatches them accordingly.

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General

Public power: Powering the good life

One OPPD customer talks about how he experienced sticker shock - in a good way - when he opened his first electricity bill.

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Working for You

Video: Restoring power from the water – and the sky

Watch incredible measures taken to restore the damage done to the power grid after tornadoes struck the area on June 16, 2017.

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Profiles

Video: Training hones cable splicers’ skills

OPPD’s Cable Splicer boot camp improves skills and helps maintain the underground electrical system.

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Leading the Way

Video: Drone technology now aiding OPPD in inspections

Implementing the equipment in conducting aerial transmission line inspections will improve safety and bolster reliability.

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General

Video: New transmission line to ease system congestion

Midwest Transmission Project was a partnership with KCP&L, largest project OPPD has undertaken since adding Nebraska City unit.

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