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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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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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‘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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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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Video: Legacy I3 intern blazes trail as first to be hired full-time

OPPD’s investment in the Legacy I3 program is paying off; former intern Neyda Zavala talks about her journey from program participant to full-time employee.

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Seven-year-old Kid Captain raises awareness of rare disease

Charlotte Keller, daughter of OPPD employee Robin Keller, will be an honored guest at the Iowa-Nebraska football game.

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