The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: generation

General

New Sarpy substation serves dual purpose

The substation will serve growth in the area and will support Turtle Creek Station, a new gas facility being built.

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Gaining clarity on achieving net-zero carbon production

A comprehensive study will help guide OPPD toward achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. That work is part of the utility's Integrated Resource Plan.

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The top stories of 2021

From major events to everyday tips, The Wire’s top 10 stories of 2021 provided important information and helpful suggestions.

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How Does That Work?

OPPD plants ready for winter challenges

OPPD's generating stations and peaking plants are ready for whatever winter has in store.

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Leading the Way

OPPD awards contract for battery storage project

The contract is a big step forward for a project that will provide important research to help ensure reliability as OPPD brings more renewables online.

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Powerful Life

A long family legacy of volunteering

Martin Brammier, plant equipment operator at OPPD’s Nebraska City Station, served as fire chief for the Avoca, Nebraska, volunteer fire department for 17 years.

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