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Tag: restoration

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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Video: Learn about OPPD’s outage restoration process

When the power goes out, OPPD springs into action. See how all the pieces of restoration fit together to get the lights back on.

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Profiles

OPPD troubleshooters find, fix variety of issues

The group of 21 line technicians work in all kinds of weather, at all hours, to keep customers from being left in the dark.

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How Does That Work?

Mutual aid

Many utilities participate in mutual aid agreements, helping customers get their power back on when natural disasters strike.

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Profiles

Hatfield is crucial link for crews, customers

System operations specialist is eyes and ears on the system for crews in the field, and is keen to give customers good service.

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Storm recovery: Rebuilt and more resilient

OPPD’s final recovery efforts from the devastating June 2017 storm - two damaged transmission lines - will be finished in May.

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