Energy news from Omaha Public Power District
When a utility deals with the aftermath of a destructive storm, fellow utilities pitch in to help through mutual aid network.
When the power goes out, OPPD springs into action. See how all the pieces of restoration fit together to get the lights back on.
The group of 21 line technicians work in all kinds of weather, at all hours, to keep customers from being left in the dark.
Many utilities participate in mutual aid agreements, helping customers get their power back on when natural disasters strike.
System operations specialist is eyes and ears on the system for crews in the field, and is keen to give customers good service.
OPPD’s final recovery efforts from the devastating June 2017 storm - two damaged transmission lines - will be finished in May.
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