The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Laura King-Homan

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Video: Warm up to space heater safety

The heaters are a quick way to warm up a space, but they pose plenty of hazards that you can avoid with proper safety practices.

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Why can birds safely sit on power lines?

Whether a bird is safe sitting on a power line comes down to how they are perched there.

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Treat yourself! 6 Halloween safety tips

Refresh your children – and yourself – on safety tips for the holiday, plus a DIY lineman costume too cute to resist.

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Your utility: 5 facts about public power

Learn how Nebraska utilities are committed to serving their customers.

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Harvest safety: Keep an eye on power lines

As harvest season gets into full swing, it's a good time to review safety guidelines for using equipment around power lines.

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Infographic: Plant right to save big

The right landscaping in the right spots can beautify your property and save you money.

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