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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: generation

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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Powerful Life

Video: Energy production employees critical to operations

OPPD employees staffing the utility’s generation facilities ensure reliable power continues to flow to customers, despite of COVID-19.

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Voluntary emissions limit focuses on the future

With the new approved permit requirements, Nebraska City Station units 1 and 2 will see a reduction in potential emissions.

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Working for You

Community solar facility up and running for OPPD customers

OPPD’s sold out Community Solar program went live last month, a project that was two years in the making.

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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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