The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Jodi Baker

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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General

Emerald ash borer remains threat to trees

We’ve managed to slow it down. But four years after its initial discovery, this invasive pest is a growing presence in Nebraska.

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Tips

Video: Kit can keep your family prepared

By simply including items around your home in a basic kit, you can have peace of mind that your family will be prepared for an emergency.

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Tips

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

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

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General

Omaha utilities allocated funds to assist customers

Monies awarded to Douglas County under the CARES Act will be administered by assistance agencies to help customers with bills.

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