OPPD troubleshooters use a variety of tools while on the job. Most of them strapped around their waists.
The area covered by the Omaha Public Power District.
The majority of electricity providers in the United States are actually public power utilities.
The in-lieu-of-tax payments fund services and improvements in cities and counties in OPPD’s service territory.
The cost of a day’s worth of electricity in Nebraska costs less than the average fast-food meal.
OPPD maintains nearly 250,000 wooden distribution poles – the power poles that bring power to customers’ homes.
Long before EVs were cool, OPPD’s predecessor purchased an electric-powered truck for it’s underground department.
OPPD’s economic development team works to bring new business to the area, as well as expand existing ones.
OPPD’s commitment to energy assistance has meant millions of dollars raised for the cause through various activities.
The condition of these pieces of equipment is vital to the safety of OPPD employees who use them in the field.