The project was done in conjunction with larger construction for new peaking units in the 1970s.
The driven young man, featured in a 1923 employee magazine, had some specific opinions about how to be successful at sales.
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 2009, Omaha Public Power District brought Unit 2 online at their Nebraska City Station coal-fired generation plant.
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.