The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: reliability

Leading the Way

OPPD begins steps toward energy storage

The Nebraska Environmental Trust awarded a grant to the utility, which will help start a pilot program to study battery storage.

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General

Public power utilities again given high reliability scores

Latest study from EIA show utilities like OPPD lead the way in being there when their communities need them most.

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How Does That Work?

Landscaping near padmount transformers

The plants you choose for your landscaping around this equipment should still allow OPPD crews to access the unit in the event of an outage or repair.

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Working for You

Video: Going underground to power up

In both urban and rural areas, infrastructure projects continue to ensure reliable power for OPPD customers.

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How Does That Work?

Plan provides power line protection for birds

Careful coordination among OPPD crews helps protect birds from interacting with dangerous equipment and protects their nests and habitat.

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Working for You

Flooding still possible, but conditions could change

Weather conditions here and in the Dakotas will impact whether eastern Nebraska floods again this spring.

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