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PRESS RELEASE: OPD5 Board votes to adjust power usage rates
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 7:42 am

June 27, 2019, Overton, NV. At its regular monthly meeting on June 19, 2019, the Overton Power District #5 (OPD5) Board of Trustees approved a rate adjustment for residential, small commercial and large commercial customers. The Board voted unanimously to give back a projected $544,350 annually to ratepayers. Two years ago, OPD5 entered into new […]

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 […]