The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Laura King-Homan

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Additional money available to customers for utility assistance

The Douglas County board set aside an additional $1 million to help OPPD customers affected by the pandemic with their bills.

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Partnership aims to ‘build’ interest in STEM careers

OPPD is participating in a SAC Museum exhibit showcasing how engineering careers translate into every day uses.

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Answering your questions about controlled outages

We understand this unprecedented situation can be confusing. Please refer to these resources for more information as we work to answer your questions.

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Prepare for controlled outages due to extreme cold, high energy demand

As the entire Midwest struggles through frigid temperatures, utilities in 17 states have been asked to reduce their load.

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Infographic: Happy birthday, Thomas Edison

The prolific American inventor was also the grandfather of the electric utility system.

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How Does That Work?

Ice has weighty effect on power lines

See how OPPD prepares for the damaging effects of ice and wind on power lines - and how wind alone can be just as dangerous.

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