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December 1, 2017

AMEA and City of Luverne Dedicate Solar Research Project

The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA), in partnership with the City of Luverne, dedicated a new 50-KW solar research project in the City of Luverne on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The AMEA-City of Luverne Solar Research Project is located at the corner of U.S. Highway 331 and Industrial Parkway in Luverne. The project was completed in ...

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October 23, 2017

AMEA Board of Directors support T-100 Project

Leonardo-DRS is a worldwide manufacturer of trainer jet aircraft and has selected and signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the state of Alabama and the Macon County Economic Development Authority to locate a production site at historic Moton Field in Tuskegee, should the manufacturer win the contract to build its 21st century T-100 trainer jet ...

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August 30, 2017

AMEA and its Members kick off 2018 Scholarship Program

Will you be graduating from high school in the spring of 2018? 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 11 Member cities/utilities. AMEA and ...

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May 25, 2017

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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May 4, 2017

Kelly honored with 2017 AMEA President’s Award

Sue Kelly, President and CEO, American Public Power Association (APPA), was the recipient of the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) 2017 President’s Award on Thursday, April 20 during the AMEA President’s Awards Dinner in Point Clear, AL. The event was held in conjunction with the 2017 AMEA Power Supply Conference, April 20 and 21. The ...

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April 28, 2017

AMEA receives League Gold Risk Management Award

AMEA was recently awarded a Gold Risk Management Award by the insurance division of the Alabama League of Municipalities. Approximately 780 public entities participate in one or both of the League’s sponsored insurance programs, which are the Municipal Workers Compensation Fund and the Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation. The Board of Directors of both insurance programs ...

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