OPPD’s utility foresters keep trees located near power lines from disrupting service to customers. Here’s how the process works.
The team determines how and when OPPD’s resources are deployed, including crews, and dispatches them accordingly.
We spent a day with electrical service designer Mark Krepela, covering many miles and all kinds of customer needs.
Blair native Jennifer Reyzlik, a chemist at Fort Calhoun Station, traded working homicides for handling test tubes at the plant.
The Tree Line USA award honors utilities for their pursuit of practices that protect and enhance trees in urban areas.
Meet Randy Marks, a 12-year line technician who still loves the feeling of getting the lights on for OPPD customers.
These OPPD personnel are always on the lookout for problems and calling in larger crews when bigger repairs are needed.
Blustery cold winds didn’t stop more than 700 participants from running, walking and raising money for energy assistance.
OPPD’s Ryan Gerdts helped lead the charge at Nebraska City Station to become leaner and more efficient and enjoys the teamwork.
Being outdoors is exactly where OPPD working line crew leader Bill Bergeron wants to spend his time, both at and away from work.