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September 18, 2020

Public power lends helping hand to south Alabama utilities in aftermath of Hurricane Sally

Electric Cities of Alabama (ECA), through its mutual aid efforts, coordinated the deployment of 18 public power utilities from throughout Alabama, Florida and Louisiana to south Alabama to assist in power restoration efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally. Hurricane Sally made landfall as a Category 2 storm along Alabama’s gulf coast early Wednesday morning, ...

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August 24, 2020

AMEA and its Members kick off 2021 Scholarship Program

Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2021? Do you receive your electricity from a public power utility in Alabama? Then if your answer to these questions is “yes,” you could be eligible to receive a scholarship from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and its Member cities/utilities. AMEA and its ...

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March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

STATE ALtogether Alabama From The Governor Alabama Department of Public Health ADPH – The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is in close communication with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who is closely monitoring this rapidly evolving outbreak caused by the new coronavirus in China. Alabama Department of Labor ...

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March 13, 2020

AMEA and its Members announce 2020 scholarship winners

Forty-four (44) high school seniors will enroll in a four-year college/university, community col- lege, and/or vocational school in Alabama this year with help from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and its 11 Members through the 2020 AMEA Scholarship Program. Each of the 44 scholarship recipients will receive a $2,500 scholarship for a total of ...

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December 12, 2019

AMEA and City of Lanett dedicate Solar Research Project

The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA), in partnership with the City of Lanett, dedicated a new 50-KW solar research project in the City of Lanett on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The AMEA-City of Lanett Solar Research Project, located at 119 S. Gilmer Avenue, was completed in November. “We are proud of the new solar research project ...

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October 25, 2019

AMEA celebrates 15 years of AMEA-Sylacauga Plant

It was “chamber of commerce” weather on Thursday, Oct. 17 as the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) celebrated 15 years of its Sylacauga Plant with AMEA Members and other key stakeholders. Those in attendance enjoyed a barbecue lunch and tours of the plant. In 2004, AMEA became the first organization in Alabama in more than ...

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