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Trees & Power Lines

Trees & Power Lines

Trees & Power Lines

Trees Power Lines Icon (1)Planting the right tree in the right place can help you save energy at home and help OPPD maintain reliable electric service. READ MORE

Distribution vs. Transmission

These lines serve different purposes, but trees planted too close to either can cause safety hazards and power outages. OPPD vegetation management differs for each type of line:

Distribution Lines & Trees
Transmission Lines & Trees

Contact OPPD Forestry

Phone Close Up IconTo learn more, ask a question or report a tree/power line problem, call 402-536-4131 in Omaha or 1-877-536-4131 outside the metro, or contact OPPD’s Forestry Department.

Tree Promotion Program

OPPD promotes tree-planting by providing grants to nonprofit groups in its service area. READ MORE

Energy-Saving Trees

In partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, OPPD offers free tree seedlings to its customer-owners in the spring.

Like a Walk in the Park

Arboretum Bridge Ad Box
In a beautiful, park-like setting, learn how to plant trees to enhance energy efficiency and avoid interference with electrical equipment at the OPPD arboretum.