Newsroom Archive

  • CVEC Joins American Municipal Power Project – Acquires 15 MW of Renewable Energy


    Published on: 06/07/2010
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) has agreed to provide 14.6 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to the members of Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) from a run-of-the-river energy source on the Ohio River.

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  • Randell Corbin Promoted at AMP


    Published on: 06/02/2010
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) has announced the promotion of Randell Corbin to Assistant Vice President for Energy Policy & Sustainability. In this position, Corbin will oversee energy policy development, various sustainability programs, business development services; and will be working on the launch of AMP’s new energy efficiency program.

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  • AMP to Retire Gorsuch Generating Station


    Published on: 05/19/2010
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) today announced plans to begin cessation of operations at the Richard H. Gorsuch Generating Station (RHGS), a 1950’s vintage coal-fired power plant located near Marietta, Ohio.

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  • Belleville Hydro Plant Wins National Award


    Published on: 04/30/2010
    The National Hydropower Association (NHA) this week honored the Ohio Municipal Energy Generating Agency Joint Venture 5 (OMEGA JV5) Belleville Hydroelectric Plant with an Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters (OSAW) award for operational excellence.

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  • Moody’s Assigns A1 Entity Rating


    Published on: 04/22/2010
    Moody's Investors Service recently released its entity or counterparty rating on American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP).

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  • AMP Celebrates Earth Day 2010


    Published on: 04/22/2010
    American Municipal Power Inc. (AMP) assisted member communities in the celebration of Earth Day 2010. The organization provided sample bill stuffers and an editorial for local use and provided discounted reusable shopping bags that member communities could purchase for distribution to customers. AMP also supported Earth Day activities with long-standing programs to provide discounted CFLs [...]

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  • AMP to Move Forward with Study of Potential Meigs County Natural Gas Generation Project


    Published on: 04/13/2010
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) will move forward with further analysis of constructing a 400-700 MW natural gas combined cycle (NGCC) generating facility in Meigs County, Ohio.

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  • AMP Participates in Reforestation Project


    Published on: 03/22/2010
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry announced today a cooperative effort to reforest approximately 25 acres within the Shawnee State Forest in southern Ohio.

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  • Public Power Community Officials Gather at Nation’s Capital


    Published on: 02/26/2010
    (Washington, D.C.) Public Power officials from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the annual American Public Power Association (APPA) Legislative Rally. American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) and Ohio Municipal Electric Association (OMEA) member communities were strongly represented at the Rally.

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  • AMP Executes Contract to Start Construction on Second Hydroelectric Project


    Published on: 02/24/2010
    American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) recently executed a contract with C.J. Mahan Construction Company, of Grove City, Ohio, for the design and construction of a cofferdam for AMP’s Smithland Hydroelectric project. The action paves the way for construction to start on the second of five run-of-the-river hydroelectric projects AMP currently has under development.

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