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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

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Powerful Life

A long family legacy of volunteering

Martin Brammier, plant equipment operator at OPPD’s Nebraska City Station, served as fire chief for the Avoca, Nebraska, volunteer fire department for 17 years.

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OPPD President & CEO Tim Burke announces he’s retiring in July

Timothy J. Burke will remain with the utility until July ensuring a smooth transition to his successor.

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Powerful Life

Video: Energy production employees critical to operations

OPPD employees staffing the utility’s generation facilities ensure reliable power continues to flow to customers, despite of COVID-19.

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Powerful Life

The richness of being an OPPD storyteller

Over 31 years, Paula Lukowski saw storyteller ‘gold’ in the people and works of the utility. Her top 10 stories explain why.

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Powerful Life

‘Genuine compassion’ led retiree to second career as a nurse

A 36-year utility career was good preparation for OPPD retiree Mary Finley, who is now a nurse at Immanuel Hospital.

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Powerful Life

A contrast of cultures on the Arabian Peninsula

From the Midwest to the Middle East, former OPPD employee Tony LaRose and his family are carving out a new life in Abu Dhabi.

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