When OPPD decides where to place power lines, it considers many factors. OPPD engineer Matt Peterson explains.
OPPD’s transmission lines are designed to handle the extreme weather conditions common to the Midwest.
Transmission lines and distribution power lines have unique jobs within the electric system. Watch this video to learn more.
OPPD is leading the way by evaluating potential future development needs with its latest transmission project.
Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree’s location.
Quick thinking, problem-solving are key for employees in Substation Protection and Automation while troubleshooting an issue.
OPPD’s utility foresters keep trees located near power lines from disrupting service to customers. Here’s how the process works.
The team determines how and when OPPD’s resources are deployed, including crews, and dispatches them accordingly.
At the time, the complicated task of managing power flow was handled using a blackboard and log books instead of computers.
OPPD – and the state’s – reputation for reliable electricity is good for customers and attractive to business.