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June 2017 storm showcased mutual aid spirit

When a utility deals with the aftermath of a destructive storm, fellow utilities pitch in to help through mutual aid network.

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Video: NCS used innovative approach in 2017 outage

Unit 2 roars back to life with a new turbine rotor, new high-energy piping and an array of operational enhancements.

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OPPD was an early promoter of the “all-electric life”

60 years ago, OPPD employees did their best to modernize customer households with all-electric appliances, touting convenience.

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OPPD line crews through the years

Just as the faces of OPPD line crews have changed, so have their equipment and vehicles. These photos show line crews from the 1920s and 50s. Present-day line crews, pictured below, are on the front lines of customer service for OPPD and are often the “face” of the district in the community. Their jobs are

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Using rap music to spread kite safety

The campaign also used teenagers and kids of OPPD employees to spread the safety message about kites.

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’69 safety campaign still holds true

Even though it was used 50 year ago, the messages of a safety campaign around electrical equipment are still relevant.

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