Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: history

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OPPD was an early promoter of the “all-electric life”

60 years ago, OPPD employees did their best to modernize customer households with all-electric appliances, touting convenience.

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OPPD line crews through the years

Just as the faces of OPPD line crews have changed, so have their equipment and vehicles. These photos show line crews from the 1920s and 50s. Present-day line crews, pictured below, are on the front lines of customer service for OPPD and are often the “face” of the district in the community. Their jobs are

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OPPD rallied in response to underground fire

Employees from all around the district pitched in for the different aspects of the downtown restoration effort.

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OPPD’s Ideas magazine

The magazine featured a variety of topics related to OPPD commercial customers and their business operations.

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OPPD holiday cookbooks were all the rage

Grandma may have found the recipe for her famous lime gelatin salad in an OPPD holiday cookbook, once a collectible giveaway.

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OPPD hosted 2010 lineworker rodeo

The nationwide event was held at the utility's Elkhorn Center and featured hundreds of lineworkers from across the country.

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