The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: OPPD employees

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The Wire’s top stories of 2022

The top 10 stories on The Wire last year include reaching an important Power with Purpose milestone, working to address the growing power needs in our communities, responding to soaring interest in residential solar, and watching an employee float his way to a Guinness World Record – in a pumpkin.

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A look inside OPPD’s Energy Control Center

Learn more about the facility where quick decisions help restore power to customers.

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Video: Helping others at Thanksgiving

Tim Stephan lives OPPD's core value of honoring the community by providing Thanksgiving meals to Siena Francis House residents.

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In their sights: a life on the lines

OPPD's latest class of line technician apprentices is the largest batch the utility has ever hired, thanks to the group's high skill level.

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Students get the inside scoop on energy, utility jobs

OPPD and the Metropolitan Utilities District joined forces for OPPD’s annual Careers in Energy event. Employees from both companies visited Omaha's Westview High School to talk about the paths to and benefits of careers in energy and utilities.

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Line workers put their skills on display

Apprentice and journeyman line workers from OPPD compete, network at the annual International Lineman's Rodeo.

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