Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: reliability

Leading the Way

OPPD proposes changes focused on large-scale utility solar

The plan will maintain reliability and resiliency standards by adding solar and replacement modernized natural gas assets.

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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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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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General

Infrequent repair requires quick refresher for line technicians

Replacing spacer cable on lines happens very rarely, and a recent continuing education session ensures the knowledge is passed on to new line technicians.

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General

Infographic: Squirrel, storm, car? Common power outage causes

Outages occur for a number of reasons, including when furry friends interfere with equipment.

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Working for You

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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