energy

Government
1:06 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

EPA providing smart growth assistance to Omaha and Bellevue

Omaha and Bellevue will get technical assistance from the EPA for sustainability programs.

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Government
10:46 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Lawsuit filed over pipeline review process

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska says a law that establishes a review process for a proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is constitutional.

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Business
11:49 am
Tue January 8, 2013

OPPD officials: Fort Calhoun Station moving toward restart

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Nebraska is gradually moving closer to restart, but officials say significant work remains.

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Business
3:11 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

OPPD board approves rate hike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District customers will pay more for electricity in January.

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Business
8:26 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Hearing on proposed pipeline route draws hundreds of speakers

ALBION, Neb. (AP) — Speakers split the time available at a hearing concerning a new oil pipeline route through Nebraska.

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Business
12:04 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

OPPD to discuss rate hike proposal, progress at Ft. Calhoun Station at Thursday meetings

Some OPPD customers' rates could rise 6.9 percent in January.

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Business
1:41 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

OPPD considering 6.9 percent rate hike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Public Power District is considering a general rate increase of 6.9 percent.

It would be the district's biggest rate increase in 10 years.

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Business
10:26 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Canadian firm optimistic about future of Keystone XL pipeline

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Canadian company that wants to build another oil pipeline to carry crude oil to Gulf Coast refineries remains optimistic about the project after President Barack Obama won re-election.

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Energy
12:03 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Exelon Nuclear Partners takes over operations of Fort Calhoun Station

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station.
OPPD

Chicago-based Exelon Nuclear Partners has assumed day-to-day operations at the Fort Calhoun Station.

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Business
10:50 am
Wed July 18, 2012

OPPD hopeful Fort Calhoun Station can reopen in September

Fort Calhoun Station.
OPPD

The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant could reopen in September, but only if it’s safe to do so.

OPPD and NRC updated the status of Fort Calhoun Station at a public meeting Tuesday night. The nuclear plant closed last April for refueling, and remained shut down during the Missouri River flooding.

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