American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is a nonprofit leader in wholesale power supply for municipal electric systems. This nonprofit corporation works to help Oberlin and other member communities navigate and manage wholesale power supplies and offers a variety of support services such as safety training, utility education seminars, financing, engineering, energy efficiency and bulk purchasing.
AMP serves 135 member municipal electric communities in the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Maryland and West Virginia, as well as the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation, a joint action agency headquartered in Smyrna, Delaware. Combined, these publicly owned utilities serve approximately 625,000 customers.
AMP owns and operates electric facilities with the purpose of providing generation, transmission and distribution of electric power and energy to its members. By coordinating, negotiating and developing power-supply options and interconnection agreements, AMP is able to purchase wholesale electric power and energy and sell it to members at rates based on the cost and dispatch fees.
The organization also develops alternate power resources to best meet members’ short- and long-term needs. Operating an energy control center 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, AMP is always on demand to serve its member communities.
AMP provides a wide range of other services on a cooperative, nonprofit basis for the mutual benefit of all member communities.
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