The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

Housing and feeding hundreds involved new solutions

Community partnerships made housing and feeding hundreds of line crew members possible.

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Working for You

Story of a storm restoration

The July 10, 2021 thunderstorm caused a record number of outages for OPPD. Here are some highlights from the restoration, which continues today.

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Working for You

Growth spurs additions to OPPD’s system

OPPD doesn’t always add circuits, but growth in the metro area has meant more additions over the last five years.

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Tips

Resolve to be more energy efficient: July tips

This month is all about fans. Learn how to use them to your advantage to curb energy costs.

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Leading the Way

OPPD, schools partner on electric vehicle education

The program teaches students the benefits of electric vehicles, how they work and environmental benefits

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How Does That Work?

Advanced or ‘smart’ power strips

Power strips have advanced to the point that they can detect electricity usage and cut off “vampire power” to devices.

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