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Video: Restoring power from the water – and the sky

June 29, 2017 | Andrew Roger | restoration, T&D, video
transmission restoration


Incredible measures were taken by crews across the OPPD service territory to restore power after the June 16 storm wreaked havoc with utility’s transmission system.

But the transmission restoration work shown on the above video is on an entirely different other level. See the unique measures taken to restore the grid and rebuild a transmission structure near the Platte River.

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Andrew Roger is a contributor to The Wire and digital media coordinator at Omaha Public Power District. With 10 years of video production and photography experience, Andrew helps shape the image of OPPD and its employees through The Wire. Andrew and his wife keep busy with their toddler and a baby on the way. When he’s not playing on the floor with his family, Andrew works on remodeling his Midtown home, goes to local music and art shows, watches movies at Film Streams, home brews, works on video projects with his friends, and dreams about running the Dundee Theatre.

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