The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jodi Baker

Leading the Way

Prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion to better serve customers

OPPD leaders take a hard, honest look at racial and social justice issues to strengthen the utility from the inside out.

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Leading the Way

Fernandez ‘honored and humbled’ to lead OPPD family

OPPD’s vice president of Finance and Chief Financial Officer will become the utility’s next CEO in July, when Timothy J. Burke retires.

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Leading the Way

Battery storage pilot charging forward

Thanks to grant funding, OPPD is closer to testing a utility-scale project.

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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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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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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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