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Powerful Life

Former Husker, NFL player builds a post-football career at OPPD

Bret Clark, a former player for the Huskers and the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, talks about his journey and how he eventually landed at OPPD's Nebraska City Station.

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A look back at The Wire’s top 10 stories of 2023

Last year's top 10 stories included OPPD’s $2 billion plan for substantial generation growth, giving a shuttered Douglas County landfill new life as the home of a solar facility, and restoring power in sweltering northern Florida after Hurricane Idalia.

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‘For me, volunteering is restorative’

Garry Floyd has a keen focus on being of service to his colleagues, company and community. A devoted volunteer, he embodies the spirit of International Volunteer Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 5.

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Lineman chasing a new personal best at Boston Marathon

Seth Marek, a line technician at OPPD, is running the Boston Marathon this month. He hopes to finish in a flat 2 hours, 50 minutes – or faster.

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Limbach blazed new trails at OPPD

Cheryl Limbach held several leadership positions that had never before been held by women at OPPD. The recent retiree also served as a mentor for other women: "I hope I made a difference."

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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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