Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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‘Go Baby Go’ life-changing for all involved

OPPD employees shifted from power plant design and engineering to adapting toy cars for special needs children at the weekend event.

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‘So lucky you were there’

Customer sought out an OPPD meter technician to thank him for helping keep him safe after a rural bike-riding accident.

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Volunteer sees courage, hope in young cancer fighters

Every summer, Berta Ackerson and volunteers at Camp CoHoLo help children with cancer enjoy themselves and make memories.

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Video: Meet the employees and families behind OPPD’s power plants

Before electricity can reach your home, it must first be generated. These are the folks who make that happen every day at OPPD power plants.

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Quick-thinking crew assists motorists in accident

When his crew encountered a vehicle accident in Sarpy County, Brian Boltz used his military firefighter skills to assist.

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Roots to Wings is an example of OPPD employee volunteer effort

A new program within OPPD enables employees to suggest ways for the utility to honor the communities it serves.

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