Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Laura King-Homan

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In pictures: OPPD apprentice line technicians

Ten line techs recently completed a hands-on exercise as part of their apprentice program. The end result? A new three-phase line.

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7 tips for perfect outdoor pictures

The OPPD Arboretum is a popular setting for photos. Here are a few things to keep in mind before you strike a pose.

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Field day gives employees a taste of work done in the field

The event featured several stations related to work OPPD employees do in the field every day.

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How Does That Work?

Infographic: Dispatching ‘trouble calls’

There are many steps involved between the time when an outage is reported and power is restored. This infographic tells you more.

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Powerful Life

Video: Meet the employees and families behind OPPD’s power plants

Before electricity can reach your home, it must first be generated. These are the folks who make that happen every day at OPPD power plants.

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Infrequent repair requires quick refresher for line technicians

Replacing spacer cable on lines happens very rarely, and a recent continuing education session ensures the knowledge is passed on to new line technicians.

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