Omaha’s public utility is weighing whether to shutter the nation’s smallest nuclear power plant and get out of the nuclear energy business.
Omaha Public Power District’s decision next month on whether to close Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station is the latest development in a national trend. Continue reading.
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SAVE THE DATE! President & CEO Tim Burke will present a forum hosted by Nebraskans for Solar on June 8th at UNO’s Community Engagement Center. The public is invited.
When: June 8, 2016 – 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: UNO’s Community Engagement Center, 6401 Dodge Street
Combined OPPD Community Dialogue Rooms 230 / 231
Timothy J. Burke joined OPPD in April 1997 as vice president. He has served as vice president of Customer Service & Public Affairs, overseeing Customer Service Operations, Customer Sales & Service, Customer Strategy, Economic Development, Safety & Technical Training, Corporate Marketing & Communications, Operations Analysis, Governmental Affairs, and Environmental & Regulatory Affairs. In May 2015, he became president and CEO.
Reserved parking is available in the lot in front of the Community Engagement Center. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited–Please join us and bring a friend!
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By Cody Winchester / World-Herald staff writer
Omaha Public Power District executive Tim Burke is ready to lead.
Thursday, the OPPD board voted unanimously to promote Burke, the district’s vice president of customer service and public affairs, to president and CEO.
“We are confident that Tim Burke is the right choice to lead OPPD into the future,” said longtime board member Mike Cavanaugh, chairman of the governance committee.