Omaha Public Power District


Omaha Public Power District

Omaha Public Power District, or OPPD, is a public electric utility in the State of Nebraska. It is one of the largest publicly owned electric utilities in the United States, serving more than 340,000 customers in 13 southeast Nebraska counties. OPPD was formed in 1946 as a political subdivision of the State of Nebraska. A publicly elected eight-member Board of Directors sets rates and policies.[1]

OPPD is headquartered in Omaha.

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Generating facilities

Fort Calhoun on June 16, 2011 during the 2011 Missouri River Floods

OPPD operates the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Generating Station near Fort Calhoun. It also operates other generating stations in North Omaha, Nebraska City, Valley, Elk City and in Cass County; coal, natural gas, oil, wind turbines, and landfill gas are used to generate electricity at their power plants.

Awards

In 2009 OPPD was awarded its 9th J.D. Power and Associates award. OPPD was named "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Midsize Utilities in the Midwest" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study. [2]

References

  1. ^ "Who We Are". Omaha Public Power District. Retrieved 8/16/07.
  2. ^ J.D. Power and Associates

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