Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: generation

Leading the Way

OPPD proposes changes that focus on large-scale utility solar

The plan will maintain reliability and resiliency standards by adding solar and replacement modernized natural gas assets.

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Powerful Life

Video: Meet the employees and families behind OPPD’s power plants

Before electricity can reach your home, it must first be generated. These are the folks who make that happen every day at OPPD power plants.

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Insights

SPP continues adding wind

An article from S&P Global said the increase in wind has meant lower reserve margins in 2019 but is not reason for concern.

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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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