The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jason Kuiper

General

Boot camp reboots for next batch of line techs

OPPD’s boot camp format helps the utility ensure they have the best line technicians to keep the power flowing.

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Leading the Way

OPPD presents details of new backup natural gas generation

During its board's September committee meeting, leadership presented an update on two sites chosen for natural gas facilities to help facilitate OPPD's utility-scale solar plans.

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Leading the Way

EV program recharging for another year

OPPD is again offering its popular EV rebate program, with an additional rebate for businesses who convert their fleets to electric vehicles.

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Working for You

Taking to the sky for reliability

OPPD recently completed a series of drone inspections of the utility's substation system to identify potential problem areas before they impact energy delivery.

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General

Syracuse rail partnership reaches milestone

Using OPPD’s Arbor Line, Frontier Cooperative’s Syracuse facility sends grain across the country.

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Profiles

Moving from the gridiron to the power grid

James Caraway, the newest member of OPPD's Economic Development team, brings his enthusiasm and past successes to the utility.

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