Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Program
AMP offers the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Program, a digital
enablement platform, to member utilities to help them collect detailed metering information throughout the
utility's service area. AMP's AMI Program provides an advanced metering infrastructure solution built to meet
the unique needs, objectives and complexities of municipal electric systems.
Aggregation Consulting Services
Through its wholly-owned taxable subsidiary, AMPO, Inc., American Municipal
Power, Inc. (AMP) provides consulting services to both electric and natural gas aggregations. With its
greater bargaining power, the buying group may be able to secure lower or more stable prices in today's
AMP Awards Program
The AMP Awards Program provides a great opportunity for AMP members to spotlight
the outstanding projects and people in their communities. The award recipients are recognized at the AMP
AMP Transmission, LLC (AMPT) is a wholly owned, not-for-profit limited liability
company formed to plan, build, own and operate transmission facilities for the benefit of its members.
The AMP Annual Conference, the premier event for AMP member public power
leaders, provides an opportunity to learn from industry experts and network with peers.
The Circuit Rider program, which has been assisting AMP members since 1986,
offers communities the services of a qualified electric field superintendent.
Community Energy Savings: Smart Thermostat Program
The Smart Thermostat Program is a subscription-based service that uses a
distributed energy resource management system (DERMS) that allows subscribing AMP members to manage enrolled
Wi-Fi connected thermostats during summer peak demand events.
Business development and retention are important to public power communities.
AMP recognizes that and offers support to member communities through the Economic Development Program, designed
to foster load growth within member communities, and through the Key Accounts Program, which provides members
with value-added services designed to develop and enhance relationships with key account customers.
EcoSmart Choice® is a green-pricing program that provides participating AMP
members the ability to extend renewable generation to their residential, commercial and/or industrial customers.
Efficiency Smart® is administered by VEIC and provides a wide range of energy
efficiency services for subscribing AMP utilities, including financial incentives, technical assistance and
account management services.
Energy Control Center
The AMP Energy Control Center, operating around the clock, 365 days a year, is
the nerve center for AMP's power and transmission acquisition efforts.
Engineering and Technical Services
AMP offers its members a variety of technical services — from engineering,
environmental services to lineworker and technical training and mutual aid — to help them improve the quality of
service they offer their customers.
AMP provides financial services to assist the AMP membership through financing
capital projects, educational forums and financial reviews.
AMP's Generation Operations group provides the administration, management and
oversight of AMP generation assets.
AMP is a joint owner of Hometown Connections, Inc. (HCI). HCI, formed in 2018,
is a non-profit utility services organization that offers public power utilities guidance and access to quality
products and services from an entity with public power's best interests in mind.
AMP's Key Accounts Services Program provides members with value-added services
designed to develop and enhance relationship with existing key account customers.
Legislative, Regulatory & Legal
AMP's legal team serves as an excellent resource to assist member systems and
their local legal counsel; AMP intervenes in regulatory proceedings at state and federal regulatory agencies
when decisions could impact AMP members.
The Mutual Aid program is a network of municipal electric systems that stand
ready to provide assistance to fellow municipal systems during emergencies that are too widespread to be handled
by one system alone.
AMP's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance program
began in 2001. The contractual-based program expands on AMP's general safety program.
To meet the power-supply needs of its member systems, AMP manages a diversified
portfolio of AMP- and member-owned generation in addition to long-term power-purchase contracts.
Promotions and Public Relations
AMP offers a number of projects, programs and awards to assist member
communities in promoting public power and their municipal electric systems.
AMP publishes a number of digital publications to inform member communities and
their customers about AMP operations and the electric industry in general. AMP's weekly e-newsletter, Update,
and its digital magazine, Amplifier, offer articles on developments, issues and trends involving AMP, its
members and the electric industry.
AMP presents safety courses and meetings to its members on a quarterly basis and
maintains a year-round safety program for municipal and electric utility employees and the public.
AMP's Scholarships Program was developed to encourage high school seniors in AMP
member communities to further their education and to create an awareness of careers in public power.
Technical Training Program
AMP offers utility employee training courses to improve skills and increase
knowledge of utility operations.
AMP promotes sustainability initiatives to its Members and to the public. In
2021, the AMP Board of Trustees updated AMP's Sustainability Principles to encompass broader corporate
sustainability goals and objectives.