Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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OPPD takes next step towards adding state’s largest utility-scale solar presence

The utility’s Board of Directors approved pursuing proposals that would add both solar and natural gas generation to OPPD's portfolio.

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Careers in trades: Stable, lucrative and in high demand

OPPD is rethinking how to attract workers to trade careers, and local school districts are ramping up training for students to combat retirements in the trades.

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OPPD CEO talks about solar path at conference

OPPD President and CEO Tim Burke highlighted the utility’s proposal to build what would be the region’s largest utility-scale solar project.

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OPPD proposes changes focused on large-scale utility solar

The plan will maintain reliability and resiliency standards by adding solar and replacement modernized natural gas assets.

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Blueprint Nebraska aims to build a vibrant, growing state

The effort, which involved representatives from OPPD, looks at a variety of themes and areas related to the state’s economy, population and government.

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Google unveils newest data center in Sarpy County corridor

Speakers at the event cited affordable power, the work of OPPD and its partnerships as instrumental to bringing Google to the area.

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