Weather and Energy News

6 helpful tips while on vacation

Squeezing in one more summer vacation? OPPD offers a few tips to help make your trip more enjoyable.

Prepare for power outages in 10 easy steps

We’ve seen our share of severe weather lately, and we will see more. In the calm before the storm, take some time to make sure you’re prepared for the possibility of power outages.

OPPD’s The Wire turns two; visitors get inside look at utility

Go behind the scenes with OPPD. Learn about the people and see how complex systems work at the 70-year-old public power utility.

June 16 storm among worst to hit OPPD service territory

The storm was doubly destructive in that it also damaged high-voltage transmission structures, which deliver electricity from power plants to substations.

Photo gallery: Damage in Sarpy County requires extensive effort

The damage from reported EF1 and EF2 tornadoes in Sarpy County is extensive, but OPPD crews, with mutual aid from fellow public power districts, are working hard to restore power.

Life & death decisions with downed power lines

An OPPD troubleshooter recently responded to a downed power line scene in which some witnesses unknowingly put themselves at serious risk. Would you know what to do if you came across situation?

Drone technology now aiding OPPD in inspections

Implementing the equipment to conduct aerial transmission line inspections will improve safety and bolster reliability for OPPD.

County Affected Customers

Douglas
3
Sarpy
0
Washington
1
Saunders
9
Cass
9
Dodge
0
Nemaha
5
Johnson
2
Richardson
0
Otoe
117
Colfax
0
Pawnee
3
Burt
0
Pottawattamie
0

Total 154

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