The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Laura King-Homan

General

Caution should be a top concern around road construction

Summer means an increase in road construction, including utility work. Heed these tips to keep workers – and yourself – safe.

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Tips

Summer fun should include safety

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, more families are finding ways to have fun at home. Follow these tips to ensure a safe summer.

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General

Young falcons feel out flying, get names

A recent contest selected names for the three peregrine falcons hatched at an OPPD facility. Now, the young are learning how to fend for themselves.

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Working for You

Powering Through the Pandemic: Keeping OPPD supplied – safely

The ERM team gathers data to help leaders make informed decisions about operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Does That Work?

Landscaping near padmount transformers

The plants you choose for your landscaping around this equipment should still allow OPPD crews to access the unit in the event of an outage or repair.

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Tips

Video: Simple steps to save energy this summer

The heat is rising, but that doesn’t mean your electricity bill has to. OPPD’s Energy Advisor shows you how.

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