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Harsh winter won’t lessen emerald ash borer threat

The Midwest is still feeling the effects of a brutal winter, and a soaked spring. Can this extreme weather help protect trees from emerald ash borer? Experts weigh in.

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Maine lawmakers eye Nebraska public power model as alternative

The state's lawmakers are comparing public power with Maine's current investor-owned providers.

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Wind farm sites guided by data, science, relationships

Determining the location of a wind farm relies on science and personal relationships before the first turbine is ever erected.

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Video: Don’t let cold winds heat up your energy bill

By taking a few simple – and sometimes free – steps, you can reduce your winter energy usage and still stay comfortable.

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Video: The difference between power lines

Transmission lines and distribution power lines have unique jobs within the electric system. Watch this video to learn more.

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OPPD named top utility for economic development

Site Selection magazine recognized OPPD's efforts, which continue to boost local economy, for second year in a row.

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