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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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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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