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Two projects receive Greener Together funding

OPPD's Greener Together Program is providing funding for a project that will add solar panels to Habitat for Humanity homes and another in which students will build and grow gardens.

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Giving back for the holidays

OPPD employees work to help provide gifts, assistance and a little holiday cheer to members of the district's communities.

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Video: A holiday tradition returns to downtown Omaha

The Holiday Lights Festival, a longtime tradition, is back at the Gene Leahy Mall this year after years of construction at the reimagined mall.

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Video: Helping others at Thanksgiving

Tim Stephan lives OPPD's core value of honoring the community by providing Thanksgiving meals to Siena Francis House residents.

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OPPD honors veterans with truck wrapped in stars and stripes

The decorated truck is the culmination of more than three years of work by OPPD’s Veterans Network, with help from many others within the utility.

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Students get the inside scoop on energy, utility jobs

OPPD and the Metropolitan Utilities District joined forces for OPPD’s annual Careers in Energy event. Employees from both companies visited Omaha's Westview High School to talk about the paths to and benefits of careers in energy and utilities.

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