Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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OPPD crews released from duty in Florida, heading home

Minimal anticipated damage in Florida from Hurricane Dorian led APPA to release all utilities in the state.

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Locating a power line involves research, time, reaching out

Before the first pole of a transmission line goes in the ground, OPPD teams have put in months of time preparing for a successful build.

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Video: See how OPPD works to keep the system reliable

OPPD is executing a multi-pronged initiative to ensure reliable service to customers, including tree trimming and upgrading equipment.

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Attachment keeps power flowing – and squirrels going

OPPD uses 'squirrel guard' mechanisms in areas that are susceptible to animals interfering with electrical equipment - and possibly causing outages.

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OPPD wraps up power plant maintenance marathon

For 100 days, OPPD's fossil generation units got a tune-up so they are ready for customers during the heat of summer.

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Video: Learn about OPPD’s outage restoration process

When the power goes out, OPPD springs into action. See how all the pieces of restoration fit together to get the lights back on.

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