As AMEA’s Manager of Transmission and Distribution Technology Support, Arthur Bishop is responsible for AMEA’s transmission needs for Member delivery points, AMEA-owned generation, and contract generation; transmission billing checkout; AMEA’s SCADA system; Member delivery point metering; implementing AMEA’s Resource Management Plan; AMEA’s Renewable Behind- the-Meter Generation (RBtMG) program; developing and maintaining AMEA’s Solar Research Parks; analyzing and supplying data in coordination with Members and other AMEA departments; and facilitating AMEA’s EV Working Group.
Mr. Bishop also assists with technical and cyber security support in regulatory compliance activities for AMEA and regulatory compliance support for AMEA’s Members. In addition, Mr. Bishop supports and assists AMEA’s Members in the operation of their electrical distribution systems to help strengthen and improve the efficiency of their systems.
Mr. Bishop has over 20 years of experience in the municipal electric utility industry. Mr. Bishop joined AMEA in 2000 as Engineer I. He has worked in AMEA Operations as Senior Operations Engineer, and in AMEA Power Supply and Planning as Senior Operating Engineer.
Mr. Bishop is a member of the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Electric Vehicle Interest Group, the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) ZEVSE Advisory Group, the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) Community Solar Interest Group, and he participates in the Transmission Access Policy Study (TAPS) Group.
He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Power Systems from Mississippi State University.
He and his wife, D’Leigh, reside in Verbena with their four children. They are members of First Assembly of God in Clanton.