The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jason Kuiper

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An OPPD first: Energized transmission work

Crews recently performed the work in an area of OPPD’s service territory prone to galloping lines in winter weather.

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Dollar General bringing 400 jobs to Washington County

The big investment will boost local economies in the OPPD service territory, specifically Blair and Washington counties.

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OPPD’s Energy Control Center

Learn more about the facility where quick decisions help restore power to customers.

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OPPD’s apprentice programs

The program ensures a steady stream of employees who are qualified to work in several trades careers at the utility.

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Amazon joins list of high-profile names in Sarpy corridor

Virtual announcement welcomes the online retailer to Nebraska where they plan to build a fulfillment center.

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Bird’s-eye view of OPPD’s transmission system

The yearly inspections utilize a helicopter and experienced line technicians to look for possible trouble spots in the lines that feed the system.

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