The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Julie Wasson

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Video: Getting some help from above with new transmission lines

OPPD is hard at work putting up new transmission lines in southwest Sarpy County, in support of both the utility's Power with Purpose project and the rapid economic growth occurring in the county.

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Maha Festival a zero-waste success

OPPD was the sustainability sponsor for this year’s festival, which drew more than 11,500 people ended up as one of Nebraska’s first large-scale zero-waste events.

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Infographic: The amazing osprey

The osprey family nesting at Fort Calhoun Station has drawn livestream viewers from around the world this summer. Get to know more about these rare raptors.

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Planning to dig? Be sure to call 811 first

Calling Nebraska 811 before you start a digging project can ensure you avoid contact with underground utilities and can help keep you safe – and it's the law.

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Help make a green difference in your community

OPPD's Greener Together Program gives you the opportunity to be involved with implementing grassroots, community-wide environmental projects throughout the greater Omaha area.

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Video: Is that a … swimming pool?

OPPD does a variety of work to support the communities it serves and to ensure safety around power lines. Here you can watch as the utility assists with a swimming pool installation.

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