Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: renewables

Leading the Way

Community solar facility taking shape in Washington County

Historic flooding delayed construction, but the solar array is on track for completion in the fall, ready to supply renewable energy to participating customers.

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General

For first time, renewable generation exceeds coal nationwide

The amount of electricity coming from renewables reached 23% in April, influenced by many factors.

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Leading the Way

Methane plant turns your trash into your power

OPPD, together with Waste Management of Nebraska, Inc., has been converting landfill trash into reliable electricity since 2002.

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Profiles

Kennedy’s role involves exploring energy solutions

Courtney Kennedy and her team evaluate and research alternative energy resources that make sense for OPPD customers.

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Leading the Way

OPPD solar program has sold out, waitlist has begun

Customers met the utility’s first foray into solar energy with enthusiasm. All shares available for the program sold out in 49 days.

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How Does That Work?

Solar panels

In order to generate electricity, the science of solar power is all about sandwiching layers of semi-conducting material to create an electric field.

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