The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

Reliability driving new transmission line

The 345-kV transmission line will run from OPPD’s Cass County Station to a substation near Gretna, and is expected to be 20 to 30 miles long.

Read More >
General

A partnership powering service to the community

Charles Drew Health Center partnered with OPPD on a standby generator to ensure the facility has the power needed to serve patients.

Read More >
General

Falcons busy feeding two new chicks

Lewis and Clark, OPPD's resident peregrine falcons, were expecting four chicks this year, but two didn’t survive.

Read More >
General

SPP reaches renewable energy milestones

Southwest Power Pool reached a major renewables milestone this spring, a renewable energy penetration record of 90.2%.

Read More >
Storm and Outage

9 ways to beat the heat’s effects on your electric bill

There are a few simple things you can do to help lessen the weather's impact on your energy usage.

Read More >
Powerful Life

Guiding principles are key for Reese

For Jene’ Reese, a senior account executive at OPPD, success at work and at home comes down to knowing what matters – and what doesn't.

Read More >