Articles About AMP Ohio

  • Yellow Springs cuts energy use smartly

    Electricity use in Yellow Springs fell from 37,000 megawatt-hours in 2003 to 30,600 MWh last year, in part due to energy-efficiency measures implemented under the Efficiency Smart program. (Source: Village of Yellow Springs)

    Yellow Springs shaved 3.7 percent off of its annual electricity use over the last three years, thanks to a communitywide energy-efficiency program.

  • June 1 deadline for wind, bike project

    At Council’s May 7 meeting, Council members continued discussion on both issues, one a project aimed to make the village more attractive to cyclists, and the other adding more renewable energy to the Village energy portfolio.

  • No-coal choice saved money

    The Village’s decision five years ago against investing in a 1,600-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Illinois may have spared its electric customers from decades of high utility bills.

  • Opinions differ over wind power

    476-foot wind turbines spin over farms in northwest Ohio as part of the 152-turbine Blue Creek Wind Farm. The Village will decide this month whether to purchase electricity from the 304-megawatt wind project, located 100 miles north of the village. (Submitted photo courtesy of Ibedrola Renewables)

    When Ohio’s largest wind farm comes online this summer, 300-ton turbines reaching 40 stories high will convert wind into electricity, and will help Ohioans cut carbon dioxide emissions and stem climate change. Or will it?

  • AMP offers green pricing program

    At Village Council’s April 16 meeting, Eric Lloyd of AMP, the Village’s municipal power cooperative, presented information on a new green pricing program, Ecosmart Choice, that AMP is offering to its members.

  • Council eyes wind power

    At their April 16 meeting, Village Council members heard a presentation from Eric Lloyd of AMP, the municipal electric cooperative, regarding the Blue Creek Wind Energy Project, a new wind farm in northwest Ohio.

  • Council votes 3–2 on gas

    On Monday, June 20, Village Council in a close vote approved a contract with American Municipal Power, or AMP, to participate in a natural gas plant at Fremont, Ohio

  • Village Council — Hard questions for green town

    Village Council addressed the issue whether the Village should sign a contract with American Municipal Power, or AMP, for participation in a natural gas plant in Fremont, Ohio.

  • Weigh in on natural gas power plant

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    Discussions on the environmental consequences of the Village’s electricity sources have heated up of late, especially since its municipal power provider AMP first asked the Village to purchase power from a new natural gas plant last month.

  • Council OKs solar project

    At their Sept. 20 meeting, Village Council members voted unanimously to participate in the Village’s first solar power energy package. Council approved the final reading of a subscription package with American Municipal Power, or AMP, which has contracted with Standard Energy, Inc., to purchase up to 300 megawatts of solar energy.

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