The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jason Kuiper

Powerful Life

A long family legacy of volunteering

Martin Brammier, plant equipment operator at OPPD’s Nebraska City Station, served as fire chief for the Avoca, Nebraska, volunteer fire department for 17 years.

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General

Fiber project strengthens OPPD ‘nervous system’

OPPD is wrapping up the first phase of a major fiber optic cable project.

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General

OPPD nets national economic development award

Site Selection magazine has honored OPPD’s role in economic development around the community for the fifth year in a row.

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General

President approves disaster declaration for July storms

OPPD is eligible for federal reimbursement for damage from the hurricane-force winds that caused the utility's largest outage.

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Working for You

Attachment keeps power flowing – and squirrels going

OPPD uses 'squirrel guard' mechanisms in areas that are susceptible to animals interfering with electrical equipment - and possibly causing outages.

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Powerful Life

OPPD crews finishing up their Hurricane Ida restoration effort

OPPD mutual aid crews finishing their restoration work and will begin the trip home.

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