The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: reliability

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Attachment keeps power flowing – and squirrels going

OPPD uses 'squirrel guard' mechanisms in areas that are susceptible to animals interfering with electrical equipment - and possibly causing outages.

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OPPD doing in-depth analysis of burying power lines

When strong storms strike, customers often wonder why OPPD doesn’t bury all its power lines. A team is doing an extensive analysis of the issue.

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Handling effects of heat on the electric system

When temperatures rise, OPPD takes extra precautions to ensure reliable electricity for customers when they need it most.

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Growth spurs additions to OPPD’s system

OPPD doesn’t always add circuits, but growth in the metro area has meant more additions over the last five years.

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Landscaping near electrical equipment

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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Routine projects mean reliable electricity

Projects to replace and repair equipment mean customers can continue to count on reliable service.

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