Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Joe Comstock

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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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General

Infographic: Squirrel, storm, car? Common power outage causes

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

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General

Infographic: Wild about wildlife

OPPD properties coexist with a diverse mix of wildlife.

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How Does That Work?

What you should know about outage restoration

There are steps customers can to minimize outage impacts if one should occur, including how to report the outage to OPPD.

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Profiles

Cable splicers: The art of the trade

They may not be Picasso or van Gogh, but OPPD cable splicers are artists in their own right.

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Big Number

A look at the Oct. 1997 storm by the numbers

From the hours of overtime put in by workers to the number of damaged circuits, here is the October 1997 storm by the numbers.

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