Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: OPPD employees

Profiles

A passion to go beyond the obvious

OPPD energy consultant Eric BenSalah is always learning new tips for energy efficiency, and he enjoys sharing them with customers.

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Powerful Life

‘Go Baby Go’ life-changing for all involved

OPPD employees shifted from power plant design and engineering to adapting toy cars for special needs children at the weekend event.

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General

Field day gives employees a taste of work done in the field

The event featured several stations related to work OPPD employees do in the field every day.

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Profiles

Forester’s role includes passion for safety, reliability of system

Aaron Holloway has climbed every type of tree imaginable. Now, he oversees the same crews worked alongside before joining OPPD's Forestry department.

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General

Infrequent repair requires quick refresher for line technicians

Replacing spacer cable on lines happens very rarely, and a recent continuing education session ensures the knowledge is passed on to new line technicians.

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OPPD lineworkers bring home hardware from statewide rodeo

Journeymen and apprentices competed in the 2019 Nebraska Lineworker Rodeo at the Nebraska State Fair on Aug. 24.

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