The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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General

Young peregrine falcon reluctant to leave the nest

One of the three offspring of the pair living at an OPPD power plant is still living at ‘home,’ and aggravating its mom.

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Young falcons feel out flying, get names

A recent contest selected names for the three peregrine falcons hatched at an OPPD facility. Now, the young are learning how to fend for themselves.

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Leading the Way

OPPD begins steps toward energy storage

The Nebraska Environmental Trust awarded a grant to the utility, which will help start a pilot program to study battery storage.

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Video: It’s two girls and a boy!

A few brave souls banded and weighed the three peregrine falcon chicks over the Memorial Day weekend. Now OPPD needs your help naming them.

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How Does That Work?

Plan provides power line protection for birds

Careful coordination among OPPD crews helps protect birds from interacting with dangerous equipment and protects their nests and habitat.

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Falcon box activity ramping up for spring

While humans deal with challenging times, for the resident falcons at North Omaha Station it's life as usual, with the possibility of new chicks on the way.

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