Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jodi Baker

Working for You

Pilot eases costs for income-qualified customers

The new pilot will reach income-qualified customers 'where they are' to reduce their energy usage and resulting costs.

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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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How Does That Work?

Energy storage is evolving, but careful analysis comes first

As utilities incorporate more renewable energy into their generation, battery storage has come to the forefront. Here’s the basics about the technology.

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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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