A wind turbine erected in partnership with Valmont Industries at their Valley location was OPPD’s first foray into wind energy.
OPPD leaders in the mid-1960s saw the value nuclear energy would bring in coming decades.
On Sept. 11, 1986, OPPD and City of Omaha leaders pushed a shovel into the ground, signaling the start of construction on OPPD’s
All eyes in the nuclear industry were on Fort Calhoun Station in the fall of 2006 for an unprecedented refurbishment outage
The first fuel was loaded into FCS’ reactor over a 16-day period in 1973, five years after construction began.
Since it officially came online Sept. 1, 1973, Fort Calhoun Station has been a vital part of Omaha Public Power District’s
Even though it was used 50 year ago, the messages of a safety campaign around electrical equipment are still relevant.
OPPD looks back at the heroic efforts of the employees who kept the plants dry.
In 1991, an OPPD crew helped band what was believed to be the first bald eagle hatched in the state.
The announcement of the construction of Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station.