The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jodi Baker

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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Powerful Life

Video: Employees honor the community as volunteer firefighters

Several OPPD employees serve on their local departments, and have lent a hand amid the COVID-19 pandemic to help their communities.

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How Does That Work?

Tree maintenance: Whose responsibility is it?

Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree's location.

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