LPPC Welcomes American Municipal Power, Inc as Newest Member

LPPC Welcomes American Municipal Power, Inc. as Newest Member

Washington, D.C., March 11, 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Large Public Power Council (LPPC) announced today that American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) has joined the council as its newest member. AMP is a leading nonprofit corporation that provides wholesale power supply and value-added services for its 135 member municipal electric systems in nine states. With the addition of AMP, LPPC now represents 27 of the largest locally governed and operated not-for-profit electric systems in the U.S.

“We are pleased to welcome AMP to LPPC,” said LPPC President and CEO John Di Stasio. “During a time of considerable activity and change in our industry, LPPC looks forward to the contributions and expertise AMP will bring to the table as we discuss and advocate for policies that ensure public power systems can continue to build infrastructure, invest in communities and provide reliable service at affordable rates.”

“LPPC provides an important additional forum for consumer-owned utilities to share ideas on how to progress our industry and AMP is pleased to join the council as a member,” said AMP CEO Marc Gerken. “We’re ready to contribute and advocate with LPPC for federal policies that address the fundamental issues impacting our industry.

The addition of AMP reinforces LPPC’s efforts to advance a proactive policy agenda in Washington, D.C. that supports America’s public power systems and their ability to deliver affordable and reliable power to their customers. LPPC is working to develop and strengthen federal policies that allow for regional differences and local governance, encourage innovation and flexible compliance, and promote a balanced, resource-neutral energy portfolio.

Founded in 1971, AMP manages and supplies competitively priced, reliable wholesale power to 135 member municipal electric systems in 9 states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Maryland and a joint action agency in Delaware. To meet the power-supply needs of its member systems, AMP manages a diversified portfolio of AMP- and member-owned generation, plus long-term power-purchase contracts. AMP also provides a wide range of other services on a cooperative, nonprofit basis for the mutual benefit of its member municipal electric systems.

To learn more about LPPC, please visit www.lppc.org.

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LPPC represents 27 of the largest locally governed and operated not-for-profit electric systems in the United States. Our member utilities are located in 21 states and Puerto Rico, and own and operate more than 71,000 megawatts of generation capacity and more than 30,000 circuit miles of high voltage transmission lines. LPPC member utilities supply electricity to 22 states and some of the largest cities in the country including Los Angeles, Seattle, Omaha, Phoenix, Sacramento, Jacksonville, San Antonio, Orlando and Austin.

Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2019