Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: reliability

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Video: See how OPPD works to keep the system reliable

OPPD is executing a multi-pronged initiative to ensure reliable service to customers, including tree trimming and upgrading equipment.

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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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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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OPPD wraps up power plant maintenance marathon

For 100 days, OPPD's fossil generation units got a tune-up so they are ready for customers during the heat of summer.

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Video: Program keeps poles healthy, reliable

OPPD's pole inspection program replaces worn poles, ensuring reliable power for customers and safety for line workers.

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Video: Why are some power lines underground?

When OPPD decides where to place power lines, it considers many factors. OPPD engineer Matt Peterson explains.

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