Energy news from Omaha Public Power District
Apprentice line tech Ted Gyhra took home two first-place finishes at the highly competitive event.
Floodwaters this spring have changed river channels and the stability needs of transmission structures along the Platte River.
Ten line techs recently completed a hands-on exercise as part of their apprentice program. The end result? A new three-phase line.
Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree's location.
Replacing spacer cable on lines happens very rarely, and a recent continuing education session ensures the knowledge is passed on to new line technicians.
Journeymen and apprentices competed in the 2019 Nebraska Lineworker Rodeo at the Nebraska State Fair on Aug. 24.
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