Energy news from Omaha Public Power District
Projects to replace and repair equipment mean customers can continue to count on reliable service.
OPPD has 163 lineworkers, part of a long, proud tradition that dates back to the company’s origins and the electrification of the state.
Power poles support thousands of miles of electric lines, here is what makes up the poles.
The replacements' combination of steel and fiberglass have a longer life than the existing wood structures.
See how OPPD prepares for the damaging effects of ice and wind on power lines - and how wind alone can be just as dangerous.
A number of things can cause an outage: stormy weather, animals interfering with equipment, tree limbs in power lines or equipment failure.
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