The ECC is the “brain” of OPPD. There, employees manage power flow, dispatch crews, and find solutions to power outages.
An OPPD line crew, an inspector and others went to extraordinary measures to keep power flowing during historic flooding.
As floodwaters rose, OPPD personnel worked hard to protect equipment and infrastructure – and provide power.
Jan Barton issues materials for line crews and handles inventory for the Syracuse Center and other rural office locations.
Public power utilities contribute a greater percentage of their operating revenue to communities than investor-owned utilities.
The majority of OPPD’s senior management team is women, something that sets the utility apart from other Omaha companies.
APPA President and CEO Sue Kelly discusses changing energy industry and issues that will impact utilities in the coming year.
Many utilities participate in mutual aid agreements, helping customers get their power back on when natural disasters strike.
48 million customers in the United States are served by public power utilities.
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