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Lightsource bp Closes $100 Million Financing on One of the Largest Solar Projects in Alabama

Lightsource bp has successfully closed on a $100 million financing package for its 130 megawatt (MWdc) Black Bear Solar energy project in Montgomery County, Alabama. When complete, Black Bear will meaningfully contribute to Alabama’s cumulative utility-scale solar capacity. The tax equity investment for the project was secured from Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank. Debt for the project ...

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AMEA honors Members for 40 years of partnership and support

The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) honored its 11 Members for their 40 years of partnership and support during the joint action agency’s awards luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 2. AMEA recognized Members during the event with a special award. AMEA also honored those founding leaders and partners who were instrumental in the formation of the ...

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AMEA honors Governor Ivey with Excellence in Leadership Award

The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) has awarded Governor Kay Ivey with the Excellence in Leadership Award for her unwavering commitment and dedication to the state of Alabama. “Governor Ivey has served and continues to serve our state with honor and integrity,” said Fred Clark, AMEA President & CEO. “Today, we honor her tremendous accomplishments ...

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AMEA and its members kick off 2022 scholarship program

Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2022? Do you receive your electricity from a pub- lic 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/util- ities. AMEA ...

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AMEA Salutes Alabama’s Linemen

Without them, we’d be sitting in the dark, freezing cold or unbearably hot. We wouldn’t be able to charge our cell phones, make our morning coffee, use our computers or watch our favorite sporting event on TV. When we’re safe in our homes amidst a big storm, they’re braving the weather to do their work. ...

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AMEA and its Members announce 2021 scholarship winners

Forty (40) high school seniors will enroll in a four-year college/university, community college, and/or vocational school in Alabama this year with help from the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and its Members through the 2021 AMEA Scholarship Program. Each of the 40 scholarship recipients will receive a $2,500 scholarship for a total of $100,000 awarded ...

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