The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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How Does That Work?

See a streetlight that’s out? Let OPPD know

OPPD doesn’t get alerts when streetlights go out, so the utility needs the public’s help to keep neighborhoods lit.

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Why can birds safely sit on power lines?

Whether a bird is safe sitting on a power line comes down to how they are perched there.

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OPPD doing in-depth analysis of burying power lines

When strong storms strike, customers often wonder why OPPD doesn’t bury all its power lines. A team is doing an extensive analysis of the issue.

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OPPD’s online rate calculator for businesses

The tool provides businesses with the low-cost evidence of the utility’s public power advantage.

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Restoring a customer’s power

Power restoration to individual customers involves tree trimming, safety and time-intensive work.

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Handling effects of heat on the electric system

When temperatures rise, OPPD takes extra precautions to ensure reliable electricity for customers when they need it most.

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