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PRESS RELEASE: OPD Board approves historic agreement with NV Energy
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 2:15 pm

March 13, 2019, Overton, NV – The Overton Power District #5 (OPD) has taken a major step in improving the reliability of service and containing costs for its customers. In the regular Board of Trustees meeting held Wednesday, February 20, the OPD Board of Trustees approved a historic agreement with regional utility NV Energy that […]

PRESS RELEASE: Electric bills payment extension for Federal employees
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:17 am

January 24, 2019, Overton, NV. Overton Power District #5 (OPD) is providing a special grace period on electric bill payments by federal employees on furlough or non-pay status as a result of the federal government shutdown. These customers will be required to provide proof of employment to qualify for this special payment arrangement. Federal employees […]

PRESS RELEASE: A message from Mendis Cooper, OPD General Manager
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:49 am

January 23, 2019, Overton, NV. Since the power outage on Monday, I keep hearing a couple of common questions.  I want to let everyone know where we are regarding some of these questions. First, people want to know why we didn’t bring in power from Utah during the power outage.  I want everyone to understand […]

PRESS RELEASE: Power pole fire causes system wide power outage
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:28 pm

January 22, 2019, Overton, NV – Overton Power District No. 5 customers suffered a major power outage on Monday, January 21, 2019. The outage, which began at 8:00 AM and stretched late into the afternoon, affected all customers of the Overton Power District No. 5 (OPD) in both Moapa Valley and Virgin Valley. The outage […]

PRESS RELEASE: OPD Board sworn in for a new term of office
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 8:04 am

January 21, 2019, Overton, NV – The seven trustees of the Overton Power District (OPD) began their first meeting of the year on Wednesday, Jan. 16, by standing to take the oath of office as they all started a new term on the board. Acting board chairman Doug Waite then made a special presentation honoring […]