The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: generation

Leading the Way

Initial solar contract inked for OPPD’s Power with Purpose

The sun is ready to rise on the first of OPPD’s utility scale solar installations.

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Working for You

Balance, precautions keeping plant workers safe

Revised plan, safety measures are keeping OPPD's plant workers healthy during pandemic.

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General

New facility names reflect history, geography of region

OPPD’s two new backup natural gas generation sites have received their official names.

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How Does That Work?

Thaw shed handles delicate winter job

The nondescript building at OPPD's Nebraska City Station balances temperature to release coal from the rail cars as they arrive at the plant.

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Leading the Way

OPPD presents details of new backup natural gas generation

During its board's September committee meeting, leadership presented an update on two sites chosen for natural gas facilities to help facilitate OPPD's utility-scale solar plans.

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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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