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OPPD board approves North Omaha Station extension

Despite challenges, the district remains committed to its goal of achieving net-zero carbon production by 2050.

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OPPD seeks to extend current operations at North Omaha Station

The recommended change is due to national delays in the generation interconnection process and the associated impact to inservice dates for OPPD's two natural gas generating plants.

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Laser technology could help prevent galloping lines

Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working on using lasers to create surfaces that could prevent ice from forming on power lines.

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How OPPD is navigating the national labor shortage

OPPD has used a number of targeted programs and strategies to find and keep employees.

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The top stories of 2021

From major events to everyday tips, The Wire’s top 10 stories of 2021 provided important information and helpful suggestions.

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Your utility: 5 facts about public power

Learn how Nebraska utilities are committed to serving their customers.

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