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Environment

Environment

Leading the way we power the future


 

OPPD’s mission is to provide affordable, reliable and environmentally sensitive energy services to its customers. 




Diverse Fuel Mix

OPPD's current fuel sources for generation are low-sulfur coal, wind, solar, landfill gas, natural gas and fuel oil and hydroelectric. Learn more about OPPD's Energy Portfolio and the Integrated Resource Plan.

Renewables

In 2021, OPPD served 35.4% of its retail sales from renewable energy.

     • Wind 31.60%
     • Hydro 3.30%
    
• Landfill Gas 0.43%
    
• Solar 0.08%

In 2021, OPPD contracted Platteview Solar, an 81 MW facility near Yutan, Nebraska.  The facility is planned to be online in 2023.

Energy Portfolio

 

Click here to view OPPD's energy portfolioOPPD conducts extensive research and planning to create its energy portfolio. Many considerations weigh into the overall strategy behind the current generation mix and the future state. As new technologies become available and regulations evolve, the energy portfolio so too will change.

Additional Information: 
OPPD Quick Facts
Environmental Programs
Environmental Reports

Osprey Live Cam

Watch the Fort Calhoun Station live cam. The camera was installed in Feb. 2022 and gives a birds eye view of the ospreys.

 

Electric Vehicles

 

OPPD’s EV team is working to ensure EVs make a smooth integration onto its infrastructure and to support the EV market. The team takes into consideration the customer’s experience, the impacts on electricity, the grid and OPPD’s role as a public power provider. 


Electric Vehicle Information: 
OPPD's Guide to Electric Vehicles

Solar Power

 

 

OPPD's solar team is working to provide its customers with information and programs to meet the expectations for electric generation now and into the future. 




Solar Power Information:
What is Community Solar? 
What you should know before installing solar panels 
Community VS. Rooftop Solar 
Community Solar Program 

Energy Efficiency

 

As your trusted energy provider, OPPD provides products and services aimed at improving energy efficiency and saving our customer-owners money. Visit our Products & Services pages to learn more.

 

 


Residential customers are offered rebates towards energy saving solutions. LEARN MORE


Business customers will find solutions to create, protect and monitor energy usage. LEARN MORE

Peregrine Falcon Live Cam

Watch the North Omaha Station Peregrine Falcon live cam. The camera was installed in Nov. 2019 and will give a birds eye view of the falcons.