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How much does a lineman’s toolbelt weigh?

OPPD troubleshooters use a variety of tools while on the job. Most of them strapped around their waists.

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60.9 percent of U.S. utilities are public power utilities

The majority of electricity providers in the United States are actually public power utilities.

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What does $3.45 get you?

The cost of a day's worth of electricity in Nebraska costs less than the average fast-food meal.

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How many power poles does OPPD have?

OPPD maintains nearly 250,000 wooden distribution poles - the power poles that bring power to customers' homes.

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OPPD economic development has $1.4 billion impact

OPPD's economic development team works to bring new business to the area, as well as expand existing ones.

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$5 million to those in need

OPPD's commitment to energy assistance has meant millions of dollars raised for the cause through various activities.

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