The expansion of Facebook’s data center will mean more jobs, more demand for renewable energy.
The Southwest Power Pool set a new wind record on Dec. 4. OPPD is a member of the regional transmission organization.
OPPD CEO Tim Burke lays out plans for more wind and thanks other utilities for their help in the June storm restoration.
Tradewind Energy’s Rattlesnake Creek Wind Project will be located in Dixon County in northeast Nebraska and is tied to Facebook.
The lone wind turbine, located in Valley, that paved the path to renewable energy for OPPD has outlived its usefulness.
OPPD and NextEra Energy Resources announce a new wind facility to be built in Nebraska.
The wind farms within the SPP produced more than four times the electricity than what OPPD customers required in 2016.
Regional transmission organization saw 30 percent increase in wind generation last year.
A wind turbine erected in partnership with Valmont Industries at their Valley location was OPPD’s first foray into wind energy.
The amount of money invested in wind energy in Nebraska shows public power’s commitment to renewables statewide.