The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Planning to dig? Be sure to call 811 first

Calling Nebraska 811 before you start a digging project can ensure you avoid contact with underground utilities and can help keep you safe – and it's the law.

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Back-to-school activities should include digital safety

Following these cybersecurity tips for students can help you keep your kids safe online as they head back to school.

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Operations clerks make things work behind the scenes

These versatile employees have a wide variety of day-to-day duties, and during large storm restorations, they also assume the responsibility of dispatching the workers in the field.

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Take control of your home with smart technology

This month, Energy Advisor Eric BenSalah discusses how to use smart devices to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient.

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OPPD lineworkers put in a good show at statewide rodeo       

Employees put their skills on display, individually and on teams, at the Nebraska Lineworker Rodeo in Broken Bow.

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Keeping OPPD’s balancing stations in top shape

Planned maintenance outages in the spring and fall help keep balancing stations ready to go when they're most needed.

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