Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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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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See how OPPD works for you every day

Each day for 42 days OPPD sharaed a snapshot of the kinds of work their employees do to bring power to customers.

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OPPD to accelerate streetlight replacements in 2019

Program will replace 20,000 fixtures with more efficient LED fixtures each year over the next five years, including major roads.

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Video: Fleet of skilled employees keeps OPPD moving

Transportation department repairs and maintains all 1,333 pieces of the utility’s fleet so crews can respond quickly and safely.

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