In response to a typhoid outbreak in Omaha in 1923, the power company turned their power plants into water distilleries.
A big innovation for fast-food giant McDonald’s was highlighted in the January-February, 1968 edition of OPPD’s Ideas magazine.
In May 2009, Unit 2 went online at OPPD’s Nebraska City Station, the utility’s largest generation plant. Nebraska City Station
Last year, OPPD’s service area was hit with one of the most devastating storms in the utility’s history in terms of damage.
Long before Julia Child, OPPD home economists shared cooking tips while teaching students how to use new electric appliances.
The outdoor regional shopping center that blended big-city offerings with small-town charm opened in 2007 in Sarpy County.
At the time, the complicated task of managing power flow was handled using a blackboard and log books instead of computers.
60 years ago, OPPD employees did their best to modernize customer households with all-electric appliances, touting convenience.
Just as the faces of OPPD line crews have changed, so have their equipment and vehicles. These photos show line crews from the
Nearly 60 years ago, construction was underway on Unit 2 at OPPD’s North Omaha Station generation plant. The plant was