The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

Falcon family at North Omaha Station poised to grow with 4 new eggs

Lewis and Clark are busy incubating their eggs, and another falcon family has taken up residence at Nebraska City Station, and they have two eggs so far.

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OPPD expanding air-flow spoiler use to help prevent galloping lines

When ice and wind combine, they can cause power lines to sway and jump, or "gallop," which can cause power outages. Air-flow spoilers help prevent that.

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Public power serves all Nebraskans

Nebraska is the only state in the nation served entirely by public power. Learn what that means to you as a public power customer-owner.

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New substation simulator offers fresh training option for OPPD apprentices

The simulator gives apprentices some realistic, hands-on experience during training without the stress of possibly making a mistake that could affect the grid.

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What It Takes

For chemists at OPPD, attention to detail, problem-solving skills are critical

Chemists play key roles at OPPD's generation plants, helping to ensure the plants are operating safely and effectively.

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Osprey pair are back for another season at Fort Calhoun Station

The ospreys arrived back at their nest in late March and are working to prepare it for new chicks.

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