The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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A look at winter’s second half

Forecasters expect above average precipitation in February and March, but not enough to ease the area's drought conditions.

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OPPD again designated as Smart Energy Provider

The Smart Energy Provider designation recognizes utilities for their efforts in areas including energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability.

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Drones give OPPD an eye in the sky

Drones are a big help for OPPD’s field workers, engineers and communications department, with so many uses that the utility has a group of in-house pilots who serve the district.

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Two projects receive Greener Together funding

OPPD's Greener Together Program is providing funding for a project that will add solar panels to Habitat for Humanity homes and another in which students will build and grow gardens.

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Douglas County landfill to gain new life as OPPD solar array

OPPD and Douglas County are partnering to house a solar array on a shuttered landfill, with the help of grant funding from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.

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Tips

Video: Warm up to space heater safety

The heaters are a quick way to warm up a space, but they pose plenty of hazards that you can avoid with proper safety practices.

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