The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jodi Baker

Leading the Way

Contest sparks innovation to prevent energy curtailments

Six teams from Nebraska, Kentucky, and Texas won cash awards for proposed solutions to an OPPD challenge in a nationwide contest.

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General

Guidance for adding solar panels and more

More customers are exploring ways to power their homes and save on utility bills, and OPPD wants to help.

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General

Walk for Warmth goes virtual, need greater than ever

As more customers seek help to pay their utility bills, organizations are banding together to lessen their burden.

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General

OPPD asks customers to immediately conserve energy

Recent prolonged, frigid temperatures in the region are adding to the demand for energy. Small steps could help reduce OPPD's load.

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Tips

How to stay safe around downed power lines

Snow, ice and wind can wreak havoc with power lines. If you encounter downed lines, your response is critical.

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Tips

Scammers quick to capitalize on pandemic

Utility scammers found new, disturbing ways to try and take advantage of customers in 2020.

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