The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Joe Comstock

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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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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General

Infographic: Wild about wildlife

OPPD properties coexist with a diverse mix of wildlife.

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How Does That Work?

Infographic: How rates are set

The way public power utilities set their rates involves several steps, including customer input and feedback.

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How Does That Work?

What you should know about outage restoration

There are steps customers can take 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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