Newsroom Archive

  • AMP Celebrates National Hydropower Day


    Published on: 08/23/2019
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) celebrates the long history and distinct advantages of hydropower.

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  • Miller Honored with AMP DNA Award


    Published on: 06/20/2019
    Erin Miller has been recognized as the American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) 2019 DNA Award recipient. Miller is the director of energy policy and sustainability, and has been with the Columbus-based organization since 2017.

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  • AMP Members Honored with National Awards


    Published on: 06/17/2019
    Danville Utilities, a public power utility serving approximately 42,000 customers and an American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) Board of Trustees member, received the E.F. Scattergood System Achievement Award; and Paducah Power System, a public power utility serving approximately 23,000 customers and an AMP Board of Trustees member, was honored with the Community Service Award.

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  • Schlichting Honored with American Public Power Association Award


    Published on: 06/17/2019
    Kimberly Schlichting, chief operating officer and senior vice president of power supply at Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), was named the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Mark Crisson Leadership and Managerial Excellence Award during the American Public Power Association (APPA) national conference in Austin, Texas, on June 12.

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  • APPA Names Jolene Thompson Board Chair-Elect


    Published on: 06/13/2019
    Jolene Thompson, executive vice president of American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and executive director of the Ohio Municipal Electric Association, was named chair-elect of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board of Directors during the organization’s annual conference, June 7-12 in Austin, Texas.

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  • AMP Offers Electrical Safety Tips and Reminders


    Published on: 05/10/2019
    May is National Electrical Safety Month and American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) offers these safety tips.

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  • AMP Awards Scholarships to Graduating High School Seniors


    Published on: 04/30/2019
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has announced the 2019 recipients of two scholarship programs administered by the organization.

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  • AMP and Members Receive National Recognition for Achievements in Safety


    Published on: 04/26/2019
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and several member utilities were recognized for excellence in safety at the American Public Power Association's (APPA) 2019 Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 1-3.​

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  • Annual AMP Technical Services Conference a Success


    Published on: 04/24/2019
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) concluded another successful annual Technical Services Conference this week with dozens of participants from several member communities. The conference was held in Columbus April 23 and 24.

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  • AMP Members Receive National Attention for Excellence in Reliability


    Published on: 04/24/2019
    Several American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) member utilities were awarded Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) recognition from the American Public Power Association (APPA) during the association’s annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 1-3.

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  • AMP President and CEO Marc Gerken Will Retire Next Year After 20 Years of Leadership


    Published on: 04/18/2019
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) announced today that longtime President and CEO Marc Gerken will retire next year after leading the organization for nearly two decades. He will remain in his role and fully engaged as the search for his replacement takes place.

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  • AMP/OMEA Membership Well Represented at Public Power Rally


    Published on: 03/01/2019
    Representatives from more than 25 American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) member communities participated in the 2019 American Public Power Association (APPA) Legislative Rally Feb. 25-27.

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  • AMP Receives Top Honor from Ohio EPA


    Published on: 11/26/2018
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) received the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Platinum Award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA).

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  • Annual AMP/OMEA Conference Continues to be a Success


    Published on: 10/10/2018
    More than 300 participants took part in the 2018 American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP)/Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) Annual Conference, held in Cleveland Sept. 24–27.

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  • OMEA Holds Annual Meeting and Board Elections


    Published on: 10/10/2018
    The Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) recently held elections for the organization’s Board of Directors and Board leadership.

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  • Tom Jones Receives Prestigious AMP Seven Hats Award


    Published on: 09/28/2018
    Tom Jones, executive borough secretary for the Borough of Berlin, receives the prestigious 2018 AMP Seven Hats Award.

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  • AMP Hosts Successful Fifth Annual Lineworkers Rodeo


    Published on: 08/30/2018
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) hosted electric lineworkers from three states within its membership for the Fifth Annual AMP Lineworkers Rodeo. The AMP Lineworkers Rodeo is a unique competition featuring the best lineworkers from across AMP’s membership demonstrating their linework tasks and skills.

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  • Bruce Metz Receives National Honor


    Published on: 06/27/2018
    Bruce Metz, village administrator for the Village of Jackson Center, is a 2018 recipient of the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Larry Hobart Seven Hats Award. Metz was presented with the award during the APPA’s National Conference in New Orleans on June 19.

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  • APPA Names Jolene Thompson Board Vice-Chair


    Published on: 06/21/2018
    Jolene Thompson, executive vice president of American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and executive director of the Ohio Municipal Electric Association, was elected vice chair of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board of Directors during the organization’s annual conference, June 15-20 in New Orleans.

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  • AMP and Members Receive National Recognition for Achievements in Safety


    Published on: 06/12/2018
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and several member utilities were recognized for excellence in safety at the American Public Power Association's (APPA) 2018 Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in Raleigh, N.C.

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