Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Series: Energy storage tech options grow with changing grid

As the energy grid evolves, new technology may make energy storage options more cost-effective and accessible for utilities.

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OPPD debuts new public EV charger

The electric vehicle charger, located at the utility’s downtown headquarters, is one of several being installed citywide.

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Thaw shed handles delicate winter job

The nondescript building at OPPD's Nebraska City Station balances temperature to release coal from the rail cars as they arrive at the plant.

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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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Profiles

Apprentice lineman is hooked on the rodeo

Ted Gyhra knew he had found his passion when watching a cousin compete in the state lineworker rodeo. This year, Gyhra took first at the national event.

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Tips

Infographic: Prepare for winter driving

By adding a few standard items to your car's trunk, you'll be ready for anything winter driving can throw at you this season.

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