Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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SPP continues adding wind

An article from S&P Global said the increase in wind has meant lower reserve margins in 2019 but is not reason for concern.

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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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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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Nation’s most reliable energy? Nebraska’s got it

OPPD - and the state's - reputation for reliable electricity is good for customers and attractive to business.

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