"I would appreciate a detailed explanation from OPPD about where we stand, as citizens and rate and tax payers of Omaha and Nebraska, regarding this issue."
Gov. Pete Ricketts called this week’s rolling blackouts “utterly unacceptable” and said Wednesday that the country needs to have a proper ener…
Editor's note: Tuesday’s outages affected 73,000 OPPD customers. Click here for the latest updates on Wednesday's rolling blackouts in Nebraska.
In January of 2018 I, along with a group of Nebraska organizations announced the Husker Energy Plan. “Husker Power Plan” aims to cut greenhous…
Crews were working Wednesday to restore power to traffic signals at downtown Omaha intersections.
Intersections at 14th, 15th and 16th along Douglas Street and 16th and Dodge Streets were impacted. Those intersections now have stop signs up to direct traffic.
Three of eight OPPD seats are up for election in November, and now only one of those races is contested.
Before noon Tuesday, OPPD said, the utility had received reports of scammer calls from more than 60 customers.
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The problem was reported about 12:35 p.m.
The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office provided the following information about the access plan for Betty Lake, Chris Lake and Hanson Lakes residents:
Make mentoring official
Power has been restored for over 1,100 OPPD customers Monday morning in southeast Omaha.
Three new voices, when they join the eight-member board in January, will remake the board’s environmental lean, giving OPPD management what could be its first board majority focused on addressing climate change.
Never forget officers’ sacrifice
All eight support the utility’s march toward more renewable energy, especially while it remains economically competitive with coal and natural gas. But four of the candidates discussed accelerated expansion of renewables.
An equipment failure at a substation was blamed for the outage.
Also, North 30th Street is restricted to one lane northbound at Fort Street for one day for OPPD utility work .
The Omaha Public Power District is accelerating its timetable to replace aging high-pressure sodium streetlights with more efficient, longer-lasting LED lights.