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August 28, 2019

AMEA Board of Directors elect new officers

During its Aug. 22 board meeting, the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) Board of Directors elected new officers. Mayor Gary Fuller of Opelika has been elected chairman of the AMEA Board of Directors. Fuller replaces long-time board chairman, Don McClellan of Alexander City, who died June 26. Fuller, who has served on the AMEA Board ...

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August 16, 2019

AMEA and its members kick off 2020 Scholarship Program

Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2020? 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 11 Member cities/utilities. AMEA ...

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May 29, 2019

Alabama Municipal Electric Authority announces 100 MW Solar PPA with Lightsource BP

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and Lightsource BP announced today the development of a 130 MWDC / 100 MWAC solar energy project in Montgomery County, Alabama. Lightsource BP will finance, develop, build, own, and operate the solar facility and will deliver energy to AMEA under a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA). The ...

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April 24, 2019

Two AMEA Members recognized for exceptional electric reliability

The City of Lanett Electric Department and Riviera Utilities have received national recognition for achiev- ing exceptional electric reliability in 2018. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned elec- tric utilities. Both AMEA Membera were presented Certificates of Excellence in Reliability at ...

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April 24, 2019

Baker honored with 2019 AMEA President’s Award

Dale H. Baker, chairman of the Sylacauga Utilities Board and a member of the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) Board of Directors, was the recipient of the AMEA 2019 President’s Award on Thursday, April 18 during the AMEA President’s Awards Dinner in Point Clear, AL. The event was held in conjunction with the 2019 AMEA ...

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April 5, 2019

AMEA and its Members announce 2019 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 2019 AMEA Scholarship Program. Each of the 44 scholarship recipients will receive a $2,500 scholarship for a total of ...

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