The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: energy savings

Storm and Outage

9 ways to beat the heat’s effects on your electric bill

There are a few simple things you can do to help lessen the weather's impact on your energy usage.

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Tips

Energy Advisor: Let’s look at ‘phantom’ load

Should you really unplug all your appliances and devices when they're not in use? This month, Energy Advisor Eric BenSalah explains phantom load.

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General

Is your home ready for spring?

It's a good time to take care of routine and seasonal maintenance. Even minor changes or fixes can make your home more energy efficient and help you save money.

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Tips

Resolve to be more energy efficient: December tips

This month, learn how to insulate your water pipes to help them deliver hotter water.

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Tips

5 ways to save energy this Thanksgiving

The holiday is known for its food. Don’t let it gobble up energy, leaving you with a November bill you're not thankful for.

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How Does That Work?

Video: Solving the mystery of ‘phantom’ energy

Everyone wants to save money on their energy bill, but how much can you save by unplugging electronics?

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