Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jodi Baker

Leading the Way

EV rebates, incentives driving sales in Omaha area

One OPPD customer, Matt Lentz, took the leap and purchased a Tesla in May. He says he’ll never drive a combustion vehicle again.

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Powerful Life

Skin cancer discovery led to even rarer diagnosis for Muth

The OPPD environmental affairs employee took advantage of a skin cancer screening, and it led to discovering a different, life-threatening condition.

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Insights

Harsh winter won’t lessen emerald ash borer threat

The Midwest is still feeling the effects of a brutal winter, and a soaked spring. Can this extreme weather help protect trees from emerald ash borer? Experts weigh in.

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General

Adding green to your yard could add green to your home’s value

Two Omaha-area Realtors offer their advice on how to boost your home’s appearance and value by adding trees and landscaping, and making other quick fixes.

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General

Facebook’s new Papillion data center goes live

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called OPPD the 'linchpin' in the effort to bring the company to the Omaha metro area.

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Powerful Life

Coates lives out her passion to serve

The turbine technician helps beautify her hometown of Nebraska City. The city recently awarded her for her efforts.

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