The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: T&D

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Routine projects mean reliable electricity

Projects to replace and repair equipment mean customers can continue to count on reliable service.

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Thank a lineworker today

OPPD has 163 lineworkers, part of a long, proud tradition that dates back to the company’s origins and the electrification of the state.

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Infographic: Anatomy of a power pole

Power poles support thousands of miles of electric lines, here is what makes up the poles.

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Unique transmission structures taking shape

The replacements' combination of steel and fiberglass have a longer life than the existing wood structures.

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Ice has weighty effect on power lines

See how OPPD prepares for the damaging effects of ice and wind on power lines - and how wind alone can be just as dangerous.

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Causes of ‘circuit trips’

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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