A thunderstorm earlier this week brought heavy rain and high winds to the area. Both meant challenging conditions for crews.
The Sholes Wind Energy Center in northeast Nebraska will be OPPD’s newest wind farm, providing 160MW of renewable energy.
OPPD retiree Rich Settje provides hundreds of bikes to give kids in need a set of refurbished wheels and pride in ownership.
The demand-side management program not only shaves load for OPPD, but pays participating customers in the process.
OPPD’s Forestry operations provide “browse” – luscious limbs and leaves – to animals at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
About 50 OPPD employees have traveled the district for 40 years working on equipment ensuring reliability for customers.
The team determines how and when OPPD’s resources are deployed, including crews, and dispatches them accordingly.
Living and working safely is part of OPPD’s culture from office meetings to the field.
What’s it take to become an OPPD line technician? Ten new hires are in the process of learning what the job entails.
In honor of Nebraska Lineman Appreciation Day, we highlight OPPD’s line technicians, who work hard every day for our customers.