AMEA Power

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Power to the People

The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) is a joint action agency, a consortium of 11 public power systems within our state.

There really is strength in numbers. By pooling resources, AMEA’s 11 public power utilities gain the economies of scale needed to be efficient in today’s marketplace. Together, they can purchase low-cost, reliable electricity for their communities and take advantage of the latest technologies to better serve customer needs. This collaborative approach results in substantial savings for their communities. AMEA strives for economic opportunity through innovation.

Where we get our power

479
MWs

Alabama Power Company

151
MWs

Southeastern Power Administration (SEPA)

95
MWs

AMEA-Sylacauga Plant

50
MWs

South Carolina Public Service Authority

25
MWs

Southern Power Company

AMEA/Lightsource BP Solar Project

AMEA’s newest solar project, the AMEA/Lightsource BP solar project, located in south Montgomery County, will be one of the largest of its kind in Alabama. The 100 MW project will be located on 800 acres and include 350,000 solar panels. It will provide enough power for more than 20,000 homes. This project is due to be in service in 2022.

2019 AMEA Capacity Mix

2019
2019

Currently, Members’ electric power facilities are fueled by less than one percent renewable sources.

2022 AMEA Capacity Mix with Solar

2022
2022

With our newest solar technology in place, we will reduce dependence on other sources with 10x the renewable energy.