Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jason Kuiper

Leading the Way

Helping find the workers of tomorrow

OPPD is rethinking how to attract workers to trade careers, and local school districts are ramping up training for students to combat retirements in the trades.

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Leading the Way

OPPD CEO talks about solar path at conference

OPPD President and CEO Tim Burke highlighted the utility’s proposal to build what would be the region’s largest utility-scale solar project.

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Profiles

Browning uses expertise to keep workforce healthy and safe

Tricia Browning brings her decades of nursing experience, and a new-found passion for workforce safety, to her job at OPPD.

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General

Will this winter be wild and woolly or warm and mild?

The outlook for the OPPD service territory points to a winter that will likely start mild but could turn rougher later in the season.

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Working for You

Arrangement ensures harvest won’t go ‘off the rails’

OPPD is working with Gavilon Grain to ensure farmers can still ship their grains to markets outside the Midwest.

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Leading the Way

OPPD proposes changes focused on large-scale utility solar

The plan will maintain reliability and resiliency standards by adding solar and replacement modernized natural gas assets.

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