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Omaha Public Power District


Wärtsilä to provide 156 MW of thermal balancing power for Omaha Public Power District, enabling fast increase in renewables in Nebraska

JULY 6, 2021 — The technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 156-MW multi-fuel engine power plant to Omaha Public Power District, a public electric utility in the state…


Sweet Dreams Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant

After more than 43 years of service, the Fort Calhoun Station—a single-unit 478-MW nuclear power plant, which was the smallest operating reactor in the U.S. fleet—came offline for the final…


Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant to Close by Year-end

The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) board of directors voted unanimously on June 16 to close Fort Calhoun Station, the smallest nuclear power plant in the U.S., due to economic…


Fort Calhoun May Close by Year End, Joining List of Premature Nuclear Power Plant Retirements

Fort Calhoun Station (FCS) appears to be the next in a string of nuclear plants that have ceased operations or plan to retire as a result of difficult economics. Tim…