The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Uncommon objects can interfere with power lines

A trampoline, balloons? Yep, these things can cause power outages and damage equipment. Take these steps to keep these things from going airborne.

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Storm and Outage

When a storm strikes, ‘we’re ready’

Preparing for severe weather is an everyday occurrence at OPPD. Watch this video to learn about the behind-the-scenes work.

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Whose responsibility is it? Repairing outage damage to your home

Learn about the 5-step process for restoring customers when storms knock out power to individual homes.

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Causes of ‘circuit trips’

A number of things can cause an outage: stormy weather, animals interfering with equipment, tree limbs in power lines or equipment failure.

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Storm and Outage

Video: Kit can keep your family prepared

By simply including items around your home in a basic kit, you can have peace of mind that your family will be prepared for an emergency.

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