Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Arrangement ensures harvest won’t go ‘off the rails’

OPPD is working with Gavilon Grain to ensure farmers can still ship their grains to markets outside the Midwest.

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Project to reinforce structures damaged by historic floods

Floodwaters this spring have changed river channels and the stability needs of transmission structures along the Platte River.

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Relationship helps Vala’s Pumpkin Patch grow

The business has added many attractions since opening in 1984, with OPPD helping along the way.

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Pilot eases costs for income-qualified customers

The new pilot will reach income-qualified customers 'where they are' to reduce their energy usage and resulting costs.

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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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