Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: generation

General

Growing quality power plant operators takes time, training

Power generation operators learn their craft by taking a custom Southeast Community College curriculum.

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Leading the Way

Community solar facility taking shape in Washington County

Historic flooding delayed construction, but the solar array is on track for completion in the fall, ready to supply renewable energy to participating customers.

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General

For first time, renewable generation exceeds coal nationwide

The amount of electricity coming from renewables reached 23% in April, influenced by many factors.

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Leading the Way

Methane plant turns your trash into your power

OPPD, together with Waste Management of Nebraska, Inc., has been converting landfill trash into reliable electricity since 2002.

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Working for You

OPPD wraps up power plant maintenance marathon

For 100 days, OPPD's fossil generation units got a tune-up so they are ready for customers during the heat of summer.

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How Does That Work?

Role of natural gas in OPPD’s generation mix

Learn how capacity and usage work within OPPD's generation portfolio, and the role of natural gas in how they meet those needs.

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