Shovels turn to start Sholes wind construction

The first shovel of dirt was turned to begin construction of the newest wind energy facility to serve OPPD customers.

On Friday, July 27, leaders of OPPD and their project partner, NextEra Energy Resources, gathered in rural northeast Nebraska to mark the beginning of the Sholes Wind Energy Center.

Laura King-Homan

About Laura King-Homan

Laura King-Homan is a contributor to the Storm & Outage Center and a communications specialist at OPPD. She has nearly 20 years of print journalism and design experience, which lets her tell the stories of OPPD and its employees both graphically and through her writing.