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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Infographic: Overhead vs. underground power lines

OPPD considers several factors when determining whether to install power lines above ground or below. Both options have advantages and disadvantages.

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Harvest safety: Keep an eye on power lines

As harvest season gets into full swing, it's a good time to review safety guidelines for using equipment around power lines.

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OPPD partners with Offutt on restoration efforts

Teams from OPPD worked with Offutt Air Force Base on a rebuilt runway, and they are helping with the massive effort of rebuilding parts of the base damaged or destroyed by the flooding of 2019.

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Infographic: Plant right to save big

The right landscaping in the right spots can beautify your property and save you money.

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Video: Massive engines mark a Power with Purpose milestone

The first three of nine engines have arrived at the Standing Bear Lake Station site, a major step forward with the construction of two new natural gas generation balancing plants, part of OPPD's Power with Purpose project.

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Video: Kit can keep your family prepared

September is National Preparedness Month. By simply including items from around your home in a basic kit, you can have peace of mind that your family will be prepared for an emergency.

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