Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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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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Skin cancer discovery led to even rarer diagnosis for Muth

The OPPD environmental affairs employee took advantage of a skin cancer screening, and it led to discovering a different, life-threatening condition.

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Fort Calhoun’s ‘bee guy’ produces liquid gold

OPPD retiree Jeff Yeager is buzzing with passion about raising bees and sharing honey - and its benefits - with family and friends around the area.

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