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75th Anniversary

Video: ‘Enjoy the challenges that you have, enjoy the learning’

Jon Hansen, who retired from OPPD as Vice President – Energy Production & Marketing after nearly 35 years with the utility, had a hand in all of the OPPD plants.

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75th Anniversary

Video: ‘Learn how to take change as a challenge’

Retiree Mark Purnell, who worked as an account executive at OPPD, said his job involved doing "whatever it took to make the customer satisfied."

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75th Anniversary

Video: ‘It worked out really well’

OPPD retiree Joyce Halford had a key role in helping the utility transition to the computer era.

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75th Anniversary

Video: ‘I worked with some really good people’

OPPD retiree Jerry Krause was in charge of what was then the second-largest division at the utility when he retired.

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75th Anniversary

Video: OPPD retirees reflect on years of service

As OPPD celebrates its 75th anniversary, retirees reflect on their experiences and on what made working for the utility special.

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How Does That Work?

OPPD’s online rate calculator for businesses

The tool provides businesses with the low-cost evidence of the utility’s public power advantage.

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