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 August 2014

   Customer input guides OPPD in reshaping generation portfolio
Before making a big move regarding its future, Omaha Public Power District first sought out the opinion of its customer-owners.

  Technology Spotlight: Saving energy with carbon dioxide
Appliances that use carbon dioxide to help prevent climate change and save a lot of energy may sound like science fiction, but are commercially available today.

   DOE efficiency standards take on surprise energy hog
Furnace fans, which consume more than twice the electricity in a year as a typical new refrigerator, are the target of new national efficiency standards.

   DOE initiative connects manufacturers, no-cost energy audits
Industrial Assessment Centers, set up by the Energy Department’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, may have the energy management solutions your large key accounts need.

   Still time to register for National Geothermal Summit
Don’t miss this opportunity, Aug. 5 and 6, to meet and network with industry professionals and policymakers on issues and topics affecting geothermal development across the country.

   AWEA state wind energy forum comes to Colorado
The American Wind Energy Association is inviting regional stakeholders to participate in the 2014 Colorado Wind Energy Forum on Oct. 1, 2014, at the University of Denver.

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Omaha Public Power District held 10 customer meetings as part of a public process to get input from ratepayers on a major decision about the utility's future resource portfolio. Read more. (Photo courtesy of OPPD)

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