Newsroom Archive

  • OMEA Presents Jim Hoops with George V. Voinovich Award


    Published on: 09/12/2022
    The Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) presented State Rep. Jim Hoops (R-Napoleon) with the George V. Voinovich Award on Aug. 24. The award was established by the OMEA Board of Directors to recognize state and federal lawmakers from Ohio who make contributions with a significant positive impact on public power systems.

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  • AMP Recognizes Employee Innovation with Annual Award


    Published on: 08/01/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has named Tony Phan the honoree of the 2022 AMP Employee Innovator Award. Phan is the senior systems administrator of SCADA and has been with the organization since 2005.

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  • Six AMP Employees Named Fortnightly Under Forties Rising Stars


    Published on: 07/20/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that six AMP employees have been recognized by Public Utilities Fortnightly on their 2022 Under Forties list as utility industry rising stars. Each year, Public Utilities Fortnightly recognizes rising stars in the utilities industry. This year, the magazine honored 80 people from 29 utilities, utility regulatory commissions and other industry organizations.

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  • AMP General Counsel Lisa McAlister Honored with National Public Power Service Award


    Published on: 06/16/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Lisa McAlister was honored with the Harold Kramer-John Preston Personal Service Award during the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) National Conference in Nashville. The award recognizes individuals for their service to the APPA.

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  • AMP Member Receives National Recognition for System Achievements


    Published on: 06/16/2022
    The City of Hamilton and the Hamilton Department of Infrastructure, an Ohio public power utility serving about 29,400 customers and an American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) Board of Trustees member, received the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) E.F. Scattergood System Achievement Award. The City of Hamilton was presented with the prestigious award on June 14 during the APPA National Conference in Nashville.

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  • Al Fiser Honored with National Leadership Award


    Published on: 06/16/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Al Fiser, village administrator for the Village of Pioneer, is a 2022 recipient of the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Larry Hobart Seven Hats Award. Fiser was presented with the award on June 14 during the APPA National Conference in Nashville.

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  • AMP Adds Executive Sponsor for Innovation and Transformation to Branndon Kelley's Responsibilities


    Published on: 05/26/2022
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Branndon Kelley has added the responsibility of executive sponsor for innovation and transformation to his existing role as senior vice president of technology and chief information officer. In this role, he will work with AMP President/CEO Jolene Thompson and other members of the executive team and lead cross-departmental teams as AMP seeks opportunities to strengthen the organization.

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  • Velummylum Joins AMP as VP of Transmission Planning and Development


    Published on: 05/11/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that industry veteran Ganesh Velummylum has joined AMP as vice president of transmission planning and development.

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  • Public Power Lineworkers in AMP Member Footprint Inducted to Wall of Fame, Honoring Significant Contributions


    Published on: 04/20/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is celebrating the work of all of the public power lineworkers in its member communities by collectively naming them as the 2022 inductees to the AMP Wall of Fame. The 2022 Wall of Fame announcement occurred at the AMP Board of Trustees meeting on April 20. The timing of the Wall of Fame announcement follows the National Lineman Appreciation Day on April 18, a day set aside to honor the hard work and dedication of lineworkers across the United States.

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  • Harris Honored with AMP DNA Award


    Published on: 04/08/2022
    The annual award — sponsored by AMP’s President and CEO — was initiated in 2008 to recognize an employee who advances AMP’s vision and mission — “to be public power's trusted leader in providing members and their customers the highest-quality, forward-looking services and solutions,” and “to serve members through public power joint action, innovative solutions, robust advocacy and cost-effective management of power supply and energy services,” respectfully.

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  • AMP Awards Scholarships to 2022 Graduating High School Seniors


    Published on: 04/06/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the AMP Scholarships Program. The AMP Board of Trustees established the scholarships in memory of Richard H. Gorsuch and Lyle B. Wright, public power leaders who contributed significantly to the organization and municipal electric systems in the region.

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  • AMP Members Receive National Recognition for Excellence in Reliability


    Published on: 03/30/2022
    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, which took place March 28-30 in Austin, Texas.

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  • AMP and Members Receive National Honors for Excellence in Safety


    Published on: 03/30/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and several member utilities were recognized for excellence in safety at the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) 2022 Engineering & Operations Technical Conference, which took place March 28-30 in Austin, Texas.

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  • AMP Hires Energy Industry Veteran as Vice President of Finance


    Published on: 03/09/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Dan Remlinger has joined AMP as vice president of finance.

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  • Public Power Officials Gather in Nation's Capital for Legislative Rally


    Published on: 03/07/2022
    Representatives from 14 American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) members participated in the 2022 American Public Power Association (APPA) Legislative Rally in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28-March 2. 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 Announces Employee Innovator Award Winners


    Published on: 02/16/2022
    In honor of National Innovation Day, American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP), is proud to announce the most recent recipients of the AMP Employee Innovator Award. Rama Kuppa, senior director of business systems, was named as an individual winner; and the Communications Team, including Holly Karg, assistant vice president of communications and public relations; Michele Lemmon, manager of public relations and digital media; Zachary Hoffman, manager of communications and publications; and Julia Grimm, digital content specialist, are receiving the award as a team for their collective efforts in 2021.

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  • Branndon Kelley Elected to SECC Board of Directors


    Published on: 01/18/2022
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP), announces the election of Branndon Kelley, AMP’s senior vice president of technology and chief information officer, to the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) board of directors.

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  • AMP IT Team Recognized for Achievements with AMI and Cybersecurity Programs


    Published on: 11/03/2021
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP), today announced that the AMP IT team received the Top Digitalization Adoption Team Award from Power Magazine at the recent Experience POWER conference, an event that the magazine hosts to focus on the full energy value chain for the power industry.

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  • Steve Dupee Joins AMP as Assistant Vice President of Energy Efficiency and Programs


    Published on: 10/31/2021
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Steve Dupee has joined AMP as assistant vice president of energy efficiency and programs.

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  • Patrick McCullar Joins AMP as Interim Vice President of Finance ​


    Published on: 10/22/2021
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce that Patrick E. McCullar has joined AMP as interim vice president of finance.

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