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OPPD will soon begin testing utility-scale battery

The 80-ton battery is part of a pilot program that will test how battery storage can be integrated into OPPD’s grid. The battery will be capable of producing 1 MW of power for up to about two hours, comparable to providing power for nearly 75 homes with one full discharge.

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Nebraska public power CEOs outline commitment to renewable energy

At the annual Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference, top executives from Nebraska's largest power companies discuss plans to increase renewable energy generation while keeping electricity affordable and reliable for customers.

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Your utility: 5 facts about public power

Learn how Nebraska utilities are committed to serving their customers.

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OPPD mutual aid crews return to Nebraska

Hurricane Ian caused catastrophic damage in Florida. Mutual aid crews from OPPD were set to work near Orlando to help restore power.

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Infographic: Happy birthday, Thomas Edison

The prolific American inventor was also the grandfather of the electric utility system.

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Learning how energy works

A new energy education program will give students an inside look at the science of energy and how it’s part of their everyday lives.

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