Energy news from Omaha Public Power District
A number of things can cause an outage: stormy weather, animals interfering with equipment, tree limbs in power lines or equipment failure.
The equipment added to power lines stops them from falling victim to "galloping" during icy winter weather.
Distracted driving, or other causes can lead to accidents impacting electrical equipment – and leaving customers in the dark.
Transmission lines and distribution power lines have unique jobs within the electric system. Watch this video to learn more.
Crews recently performed the work in an area of OPPD’s service territory prone to galloping lines in winter weather.
Learn more about the facility where quick decisions help restore power to customers.
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