The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: reliability

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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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Transformer inspections underway

Repairing and replacing aging or faulty transformers will help make OPPD’s system more reliable.

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Tips

Video: Arbor Day tree tips from an OPPD forester

The holiday is a great time to learn more about how trees help your energy efficiency - and how to safely plant them near electrical equipment.

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Unique transmission structures taking shape

The replacements' combination of steel and fiberglass have a longer life than the existing wood structures.

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Ice has weighty effect on power lines

See how OPPD prepares for the damaging effects of ice and wind on power lines - and how wind alone can be just as dangerous.

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