The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Uncommon objects can interfere with power lines

A trampoline, balloons? Yep, these things can cause power outages and damage equipment. Take these steps to keep these things from going airborne.

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Whose responsibility is it? Repairing outage damage to your home

Learn about the 5-step process for restoring customers when storms knock out power to individual homes.

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Graphic: Learn about the different types of clouds

The appearance of those clouds in the sky can preview the weather forecast.

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Infographic: Anatomy of a power pole

Power poles support thousands of miles of electric lines, here is what makes up the poles.

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All about the Southwest Power Pool

The SPP membership of OPPD and other Nebraska utilities has allowed them to benefit from the diverse and wide-ranging RTO.

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Ice has weighty effect on power lines

See how OPPD prepares for the damaging effects of ice and wind on power lines - and how wind alone can be just as dangerous.

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