The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: restoration

How Does That Work?

OPPD doing in-depth analysis of burying power lines

When strong storms strike, customers often wonder why OPPD doesn’t bury all its power lines. A team is doing an extensive analysis of the issue.

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General

Housing and feeding hundreds involved new solutions

Community partnerships made housing and feeding hundreds of line crew members possible.

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Working for You

Story of a storm restoration

The July 10, 2021 thunderstorm caused a record number of outages for OPPD. Here are some highlights from the restoration, which continues today.

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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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Whose responsibility is it? Repairing outage damage to your home

Learn about the 5-step process for restoring customers when storms knock out power to individual homes.

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Flashback

June 2017 storm showcased mutual aid spirit

When a utility deals with the aftermath of a destructive storm, fellow utilities pitch in to help through mutual aid network.

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