Focus of OPPD Race Renewable Energy, Conservation

November 6th, 2018

By Emily White

Tom Barrett and Eric Williams, candidates for the OPPD Board of Directors, spoke to KVNO News about energy projects, sources, and conservation.

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Nebraska legislators pushing for wind energy

November 4th, 2013

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Over the past five years, there have been more than a handful of proposed legislative bills in the Nebraska Legislature to help take advantage of the state’s potential for wind energy. With the rise of coal prices and other states benefiting from wind power, this pressure may increase.

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Energy and building code updates could come to Omaha

September 25th, 2013

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – The City of Omaha will propose a couple of ordinances in the coming months regarding changes to energy and building codes. What could this mean for consumers in Omaha?

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Leadership change at Fort Calhoun viewed as major step forward

September 12th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Power District’s troubled Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant has been offline for almost a year and a half. And still, no date has been set for the plant to return to operation.

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OPPD set to hand over control of Fort Calhoun within a week

August 17th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Omaha Public Power District is planning to hand over control of its Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant to a private Chicago-based company.

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Nebraska nuclear station officials attempt to move past flooding, fire and violations

April 17th, 2012

By Ben Bohall

Lincoln, NE – A nuclear generating station located between Fort Calhoun and Blair, Nebraska is attracting national attention, but not in a good way.

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