The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

General

Fiber project strengthens OPPD ‘nervous system’

OPPD is wrapping up the first phase of a major fiber optic cable project.

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Tips

Infographic: Plant right to save big

The right landscaping in the right spot not only beautifies your property, it can save you money.

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General

OPPD nets national economic development award

Site Selection magazine has honored OPPD’s role in economic development around the community for the fifth year in a row.

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General

President approves disaster declaration for July storms

OPPD is eligible for federal reimbursement for damage from the hurricane-force winds that caused the utility's largest outage.

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Working for You

Attachment keeps power flowing – and squirrels going

OPPD uses 'squirrel guard' mechanisms in areas that are susceptible to animals interfering with electrical equipment - and possibly causing outages.

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General

There are some new dates in our biggest storms list

This infographic looks at the 10 biggest storms OPPD has faced based on power outages. The most destructive ones may surprise you.

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