The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Julie Wasson

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Do you need new windows to keep out the cold?

Windows are a major cause of heat loss in your home, but replacing your windows likely isn't necessary. Here are some simple steps you can take to stay warm, save energy.

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A look back at The Wire’s top 10 stories of 2023

Last year's top 10 stories included OPPD’s $2 billion plan for substantial generation growth, giving a shuttered Douglas County landfill new life as the home of a solar facility, and restoring power in sweltering northern Florida after Hurricane Idalia.

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Powerful Life

Giving back for the holidays

OPPD employees work to help provide gifts, assistance and a little holiday cheer to members of the district's communities.

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Winter might bring a bit less brrr

Eastern Nebraska could see above-normal temperatures this winter, forecasters say, thanks to a strong El Nino climate pattern.

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How Does That Work?

Infographic: Overhead vs. underground power lines

OPPD considers several factors when determining whether to install power lines above ground or below. Both options have advantages and disadvantages.

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Your utility: 5 facts about public power

This week is Public Power Week. Learn how Nebraska utilities are committed to serving their customers.

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