Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Keep it cool: Good AC maintenance aids efficiency

To get the most efficient use of your air conditioner, service the unit at least once a year and watch for these warning signs.

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Infographic: How to prevent electrical shock in water

Faulty wiring or the use of damaged cords and devices can electrify the water. Make sure your swimming area is safe.

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For first time, renewable generation exceeds coal nationwide

The amount of electricity coming from renewables reached 23% in April, influenced by many factors.

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Adding green to your yard could add green to your home’s value

Two Omaha-area Realtors offer their advice on how to boost your home’s appearance and value by adding trees and landscaping, and making other quick fixes.

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Caution should be a top concern around road construction

Summer means an increase in road construction, including utility work. Heed these tips to keep workers – and yourself – safe.

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Facebook’s new Papillion data center goes live

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called OPPD the 'linchpin' in the effort to bring the company to the Omaha metro area.

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