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After storm: OPPD restores power, customers dispose of debris

Storm cleanup responsibilities are split between OPPD and property owners. This primer tells you what you need to worry about after a storm rolls through.

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How to reset your breakers

Learn how to reset your breakers and restore power to a circuit in your home after a breaker has tripped.

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Look up, look out, look around this harvest season

As this busy time of year gets into full swing, it’s a good time to remember safety around power lines when driving equipment.

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5 steps to restoring your power

When the lights go out, OPPD crews work hard to reconnect downed power lines. But homeowners are required to hire private electricians to repair any damage to your home. Here’s how to sort it all out.

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Traffic light outages are joint effort between OPPD, city

Drivers should treat an intersection with a traffic light outage as a four-way stop.

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The Sacrifice: Getting lights on when the power is out

When the lights go out, so do they. Line workers leave the comforts of their homes and families to deal with storms, outages.

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Nebraska public power is you

Public power helped electrify rural Nebraska, and the model continues to provide affordable, reliable service to all today.

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Plant the right tree in the right location for energy efficiency

When thinking about planting trees to better your home’s energy efficiency, there are some guidelines to follow.

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Retired OPPD line workers sharing expertise with next generation

A trio of OPPD retirees are helping educate today and tomorrow’s line workers at Metro Community College.

County Affected Customers

Douglas
3
Sarpy
0
Washington
0
Saunders
0
Cass
0
Dodge
0
Nemaha
0
Johnson
0
Richardson
0
Otoe
0
Colfax
0
Pawnee
0
Burt
0
Pottawattamie
0

Total 3

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