Newsroom Archive

  • Gerken Named to AMP Wall of Fame


    Published on: 09/25/2020
    Marc S. Gerken, PE, retired long-time President/CEO of American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP), was named the 2021 AMP Wall of Fame inductee during the 2020 AMP Annual Conference, held virtually, Sept. 22–23.

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  • Annual AMP Conference Goes Virtual, Continues to be a Success


    Published on: 09/24/2020
    The 2020 American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) Annual Conference was different from other annual meetings in the organization’s nearly 50-year history. Held virtually Sept. 22-23, the AMP Annual Conference continued to successfully provide public power officials with the educational sessions and industry-related insights that AMP members are accustomed to.

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  • Timothy Stallard Receives Prestigious AMP Seven Hats Award


    Published on: 09/23/2020
    Timothy Stallard is the 2020 recipient of the AMP Seven Hats Award.

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  • AMP Recognized as Energy Innovator


    Published on: 06/10/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has received the Energy Innovator Award in recognition of the Public Power Electric Vehicle (EV) Planning Toolkit and Guidebook. Presented by the American Public Power Association (APPA), AMP is one of three 2020 recipients of this prestigious national award.

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  • AMP Receives Award of Continued Excellence


    Published on: 06/10/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is proud to be recognized for its commitment to innovative activities through research, funding and education to improve public power utilities’ operations and services. AMP was presented with the 2020 Award of Continued Excellence (ACE) by the American Public Power Association (APPA) during its Virtual Summit and Business Meeting, June 8–10.

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  • APPA Installs Jolene Thompson as Board Chair


    Published on: 06/09/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) President and CEO Jolene Thompson is the new chair of the American Public Power Association (APPA) Board of Directors. Thompson was installed as chair during the APPA’s Public Power Connect Virtual Summit & Business Meeting on June 9.

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  • Logan Honored With National Leadership Award


    Published on: 06/09/2020
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Jim Logan, City of Hamilton Department of Infrastructure executive director and AMP Board of Trustees member has been awarded the Robert E. Roundtree Rising Star Award by the American Public Power Association (APPA).

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  • DeFinis Honored With National Leadership Award


    Published on: 06/09/2020
    Mike DeFinis, borough manager for the Borough of Hatfield, is a 2020 recipient of the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Larry Hobart Seven Hats Award. DeFinis was presented with the award during the APPA’s Virtual Summit & Business Meeting on June 9.

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  • Belcher Honored with AMP DNA Award


    Published on: 06/05/2020

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  • Brian Hickman Joins AMP and OMEA Staff


    Published on: 06/01/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) announced today that Brian Hickman has joined the organization as director of government affairs.

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  • AMP and Members Receive National Recognition for Excellence in Safety


    Published on: 04/29/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) along with several member public power utilities recently received recognition for excellence in safety. The Safety Awards from the American Public Power Association (APPA) recognize utilities with the lowest safety incidence rate within their groups for the previous calendar year.

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  • AMP Members Receive National Certificate of Excellence in Reliability


    Published on: 04/29/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is proud to congratulate more than a dozen of its members who have received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2019. The Certificate of Excellence in Reliability comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA).

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  • AMP Members Receive Accolades for Reliability Excellence


    Published on: 04/29/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to recognize a number of member utilities that were awarded Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA).

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  • AMP Awards Scholarships to Graduating High School Seniors


    Published on: 04/24/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of two scholarship programs administered by the organization.

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  • AMP Names Pamala Sullivan Chief Operating Officer


    Published on: 04/23/2020
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Pamala Sullivan has been named chief operating officer.

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  • AMP Names Adam Ward Senior Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs


    Published on: 04/01/2020
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Adam Ward has been promoted to senior vice president of member services and external affairs, adding him to the organization’s Executive Management Team.

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  • OMEA Board Names Michael Beirne Executive Director


    Published on: 04/01/2020
    The Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) Board Executive Committee named Michael Beirne as its executive director during their March board meeting.

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  • AMP/OMEA Membership Well Represented at Public Power Rally


    Published on: 03/02/2020
    Representatives from more than 23 American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) member communities participated in the 2020 American Public Power Association (APPA) Legislative Rally Feb. 24-26. The annual Rally is an opportunity for municipal electric system representatives to share firsthand insights with federal lawmakers and staff.

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  • AMP Selects Jolene Thompson as new President and CEO


    Published on: 02/20/2020
    American Municipal Power, Inc.’s (AMP) Board of Trustees announced today that Jolene Thompson has been named as AMP’s new President and CEO. Thompson takes the reins from longtime President and CEO Marc Gerken, who has led the organization for nearly two decades and announced his retirement in April of 2019. She is the first woman to lead the multi-state nonprofit corporation, which owns and operates electric facilities that provide generation, transmission and distribution of electric power and energy to its members.

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  • AMP Announces Promotions; Blair Named Vice President


    Published on: 10/21/2019
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Andrew Blair has been promoted to vice president of financial planning and analysis. AMP also promoted Tom Sillasen to assistance vice president of energy accounting and reporting.

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