The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Joe Comstock

How Does That Work?

Graphic: Get to know the different types of clouds

The appearance of those clouds in the sky can preview the weather forecast.

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75th Anniversary

A walk through 75 years of OPPD history

As the utility celebrates its anniversary, we take a look at how OPPD has grown and evolved over the years.

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Working for You

Infographic: Doing a big job in a small space

Crews can replace power poles in your back yard using a mini digger derrick. Unlike a 24-foot line truck, this compact machinery fits through a 36-inch gate.

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How Does That Work?

Restoring a customer’s power

Power restoration to individual customers involves tree trimming, safety and time-intensive work.

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General

Video: Common power outage causes

Outages occur for a number of reasons, including when furry friends interfere with equipment.

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Working for You

Infographic: Locating a power line involves research, time, reaching out

Before the first pole of a transmission line goes in the ground, OPPD teams have put in months of time preparing for a successful build.

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