Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Community solar facility up and running for OPPD customers

OPPD’s sold out Community Solar program went live last month, a project that was two years in the making.

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OPPD is coordinating with Corps ahead of 2020 flood season

The utility is using lessons learned from 2019 flooding to identify potential impacts to operations and property in the Missouri River basin.

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Spend a day on the job with an OPPD transmission crew

The work they do is big in scale and is done over weeks. Here, they replace a structure near Nebraska City while the cold November wind howls.

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OPPD website now features live webcam of falcon box

For several years, a pair of peregrine falcons have called the North Omaha power plant home. Now customers can see nature in action live online.

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LED lights brighten Durham Museum tradition

For the third year, OPPD is providing more than 2,000 feet of lights for the museum's Christmas tree, part of the annual Christmas at Union Station event.

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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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