The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

The Wire

Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Tag: trees

How Does That Work?

Video: The tips you need to plant a tree

OPPD foresters offer their guidance and demonstrate how to successfully plant a tree.

Read More >
Tips

Infographic: Plant right to save big

The right landscaping in the right spot not only beautifies your property, it can save you money.

Read More >
How Does That Work?

Restoring a customer’s power

Power restoration to individual customers involves tree trimming, safety and time-intensive work.

Read More >
Tips

Video: Arbor Day tree tips from an OPPD forester

The holiday is a great time to learn more about how trees help your energy efficiency - and how to safely plant them near electrical equipment.

Read More >
How Does That Work?

Tree maintenance: Whose responsibility is it?

Should the homeowner or the utility trim trees? When it comes to encroaching on power lines, it depends on the tree's location.

Read More >
Tips

Tree pruning now can prevent storm damage later

Taking steps early in a tree’s life will make it stronger as it ages, and more resistant to damage from severe weather.

Read More >