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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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An OPPD first: Energized transmission work

Crews recently performed the work in an area of OPPD’s service territory prone to galloping lines in winter weather.

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Bird’s-eye view of OPPD’s transmission system

The yearly inspections utilize a helicopter and experienced line technicians to look for possible trouble spots in the lines that feed the system.

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Powering Through the Pandemic: Work doesn’t slow at control center

There are fewer employees working in-person at OPPD's Energy Control Center, but the work itself hasn’t changed.

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Video: The ‘glue’ that holds OPPD together

The utility's Supply Chain Warehousing group works behind the scenes to store and dispense materials to keep power flowing.

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Powering Through the Pandemic: Keeping OPPD facilities safe

OPPD's Building Services team has been busy since the onset of the pandemic. They are responsible for sanitizing buildings as well as protecting their safety.

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Taking to the sky for reliability

OPPD recently completed a series of drone inspections of the utility's substation system to identify potential problem areas before they impact energy delivery.

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