The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Laura King-Homan

Working for You

Story of a storm restoration

The July 10, 2021 thunderstorm caused a record number of outages for OPPD. Here are some highlights from the restoration, which continues today.

Read More >
Tips

Resolve to be more energy efficient: July tips

This month is all about fans. Learn how to use them to your advantage to curb energy costs.

Read More >
How Does That Work?

Advanced or ‘smart’ power strips

Power strips have advanced to the point that they can detect electricity usage and cut off “vampire power” to devices.

Read More >
General

Falcon names have an electric edge

The four young peregrine falcons are growing fast, and venturing beyond the box at North Omaha Station.

Read More >
Storm and Outage

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.

Read More >
How Does That Work?

Landscaping near electrical equipment

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.

Read More >