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Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: reliability

How Does That Work?

Infographic: Dispatching ‘trouble calls’

There are many steps involved between the time when an outage is reported and power is restored. This infographic tells you more.

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How Does That Work?

Tree maintenance: Whose responsibility is it?

Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree's location.

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Working for You

Taking to the sky for reliability

OPPD recently completed a series of drone inspections of the utility's substation system to identify potential problem areas before they impact energy delivery.

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How Does That Work?

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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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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