Flu season is in full swing across the country, OPPD employees began getting vaccinated more than 60 years ago.
In 1954, a second generating unit at North Omaha Station was just a gleam in an engineer’s eye. Unit 2 went online in ’57.
1966 was a big year for all-electric apartment buildings in Omaha. The first in the city was Byron Reed’s Continental Tower at
OPPD’s Power District quartet helped Omaha celebrate its 100th birthday in 1954 with songs in Turner Park.
Eighteen years ago, the Millennium bug threatened to disrupt everything from air travel, banking, energy generation and more.
Grandma may have found the recipe for her famous lime gelatin salad in an OPPD holiday cookbook, once a collectible giveaway.
The storm of October 1997 was a significant event in OPPD’s history. An entire issue of Flash was devoted to the storm.
Replacing 330,000 meters with automated meter reading technology, OPPD saved millions and started on its smart grid path.
Nebraska City Station was constructed on time and within budget in 1979. The new plant helped feed the region’s growth.
From snowmobiles to horse-drawn carriages, OPPD and its predecessor have utilized a variety of vehicles to serve customers.