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  1. Donald Bonwell of Omaha Public Power District Receives MEA's Life...Read the original story

    May 12, 2014 | PRWeb

    Midwest ENERGY Association's is proud to announce that Donald Bonwell, supervisor of operations training support, from Omaha Public Power District has received a Life Sustaining Award.

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  2. Eastern Nebraska cities report outages, floodingRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | KHGI

    ... power during the storms that spawned tornadoes and straight-line wind gusts of more than 70 mph. Omaha Public Power District says more than 6,200 customers were still without power at 5:45 a.m. Monday, including more than 5,400 in Douglas County.

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  3. Thousands Without Power Due To Metro StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | The Dam Station

    ... have caused damage in several eastern Nebraska towns and across the rural areas between them. Omaha Public Power District reported about 8:30pm that more than 19,000 homes remained without electricity in the utility's coverage area, primarily in ...

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  4. Hail, winds gusting up to 60 mph hit Omaha metro areaRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Omaha World-Herald

    ... surrounding area during the evening, the weather service said. At 11 p.m., 530 customers in the Omaha Public Power District were without power. At 2 a.m., 138 customers remained in the dark. On Thursday, severe thunderstorms accompanied by hail and ...

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  5. Students learn through electric car competitionRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Drive" electric car program, sponsored since 1998 by the Nebraska Public Power District and Omaha Public Power District, gives high school students hands-on experience in a challenge to design and build a safe, energy-efficient one-person electric ...

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  6. World-Herald editorial: OPPD's owners need answersRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | The Papillion Times

    ... performance doesn't meet expectations, the people rightly ask questions. Over the years, the Omaha Public Power District has served the region well. The public utility provides dependable, affordable, reliable power to its ratepayer-owners. Despite ...

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  7. Invenergy Announces Start of Commercial Operation of Prairie Breeze Wind Energy FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | Elgin Review

    ... Counties. Prairie Breeze consists of 118 GE 1.7 MW wind turbines, with output purchased by the Omaha Public Power District ("OPPD") under long-term agreement. "Prairie Breeze is Invenergy's first wind farm in Nebraska, a state which offers one of ...

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  8. OPPD says power restored to 4,000 NW Omaha customersRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | Omaha World-Herald

    ... stuff for my kids. I know that sounds un-motherly-like, but I don't care. First, we had... Omaha Public Power District officials said an underground cable failed early Wednesday, knocking out power to about 4,000 customers in northwest Omaha. The ...

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  9. April 23, 2014 - Short takes ... Early this month, the Omaha Public...Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | Public Power

    Early this month, the Omaha Public Power District in Nebraska contributed significantly to the treasuries of the counties it serves, distributing more than $30.7 million in 2013 in-lieu-of-tax payments.

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  10. Neb. nuke plant at full power after brief outageRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Omaha Public Power District said Wednesday that Fort Calhoun resumed generating electricity on March 19 - two days after a problem on the non-nuclear side of the plant during maintenance triggered the shutdown.

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  11. Neb. nuke plant at full power after brief outageRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | WOI-TV West Des Moines

    The Omaha Public Power District said Wednesday that Fort Calhoun resumed generating electricity on March 19 - two days after a problem on the non-nuclear side of the plant during maintenance triggered the shutdown.

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  12. Nebraska nuke plant at full power after outageRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... at full power again after a brief outage last month, utility officials said Wednesday. The Omaha Public Power District said Fort Calhoun resumed generating electricity on March 19 - two days after a problem on the non-nuclear side of the plant ...

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  13. Longtime journalist, Creighton grad Roger McCarthy took part in D-Day invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Omaha World-Herald

    ... from college in 1949, he spent 23 years with United Press International and 13 years with the Omaha Public Power District. He also worked for the Catholic Voice newspaper. He was preceded in death by his wife and by son Michael McCarthy and daughter ...

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  14. March 19, 2014 - Short takes ... The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant ...Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | Public Power

    The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska shut down automaticallyat 12:02 p.m. on Monday after the turbine took itself offline during routine maintenance, the Omaha Public Power District said yesterday.

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  15. Nebraska nuke plant generator goes offlineRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | KGWN

    ... non-nuclear side of the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant caused the plant turbine to go offline. Omaha Public Power District said the turbine took itself offline during routine maintenance just after noon on Monday. Spokesman Jeff Hanson said ...

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  16. 1,900 OPPD customers temporarily lose powerRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2014 | KHGI

    The Omaha Public Power District says about 1,900 utility customers in southeast Omaha were briefly without power on Sunday.

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  17. Power Knocked Out Over the Noon HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | 1110 KFAB

    Some 25-hundred Omaha Public Power District customers in La Vista and Papillion as well as several other small areas in Sarpy County lost their electricity Tuesday afternoon.

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  18. Power Knocked Out Over the Noon HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | KXKT-FM Omaha

    Some 25-hundred Omaha Public Power District customers in La Vista and Papillion as well as several other small areas in Sarpy County lost their electricity Tuesday afternoon.

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  19. Raising money to help others at 'Heat the Streets' makes cold irrelevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | The Papillion Times

    ... Proceeds will be distributed to five local agencies that assist families, said Judi Martin, the Omaha Public Power District's coordinator for community support and consumer relations. Runners said the cold really didn't affect them. The consensus ...

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  20. OPPD salaries, perks keep staff from strayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | The Papillion Times

    ... retirement payouts. And big salaries on top of it all. It pays well to be at the top of the Omaha Public Power District. And it's not just the executives; OPPD's highly skilled workforce as a whole is well-compensated. In 2013, a typical full-time ...

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