The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Laura King-Homan

Storm and Outage

9 ways to beat the heat’s effects on your electric bill

There are a few simple things you can do to help lessen the weather's impact on your energy usage.

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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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Working for You

OPPD engineers are integral to our business

Engineers Week is Feb. 20-26. Meet a few of the OPPD engineers who work behind the scenes to bring you power every day.

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General

Infographic: Happy birthday, Thomas Edison

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

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Tips

Resolve to be more energy efficient: December tips

This month, learn how to insulate your water pipes to help them deliver hotter water.

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Tips

5 ways to save energy this Thanksgiving

The holiday is known for its food. Don’t let it gobble up energy, leaving you with a November bill you're not thankful for.

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