The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jason Kuiper

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OPPD partners with Offutt on restoration efforts

Teams from OPPD worked with Offutt Air Force Base on a rebuilt runway, and they are helping with the massive effort of rebuilding parts of the base damaged or destroyed by the flooding of 2019.

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Video: Massive engines mark a Power with Purpose milestone

The first three of nine engines have arrived at the Standing Bear Lake Station site, a major step forward with the construction of two new natural gas generation balancing plants, part of OPPD's Power with Purpose project.

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Automation techs are on the ground floor of emerging technology

Automation techs are building and experimenting with advanced equipment to help OPPD transform into the utility of the future.

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OPPD offers new utility assistance program  

The new Customer Assistance Program will offer qualifying customers long-term help in the form of monthly bill credit. The program is designed to work alongside other OPPD and community programs.

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OPPD board approves North Omaha Station extension

Despite challenges, the district remains committed to its goal of achieving net-zero carbon production by 2050.

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Operations clerks make things work behind the scenes

These versatile employees have a wide variety of day-to-day duties, and during large storm restorations, they also assume the responsibility of dispatching the workers in the field.

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