UCO Project Continues With More Rebates

The City of Edmond and its power supplier, the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA), have presented a check for $16,290 to the University of Central Oklahoma for a recent project that improved the energy efficiency of the school. The rebate was presented as part of the Demand and Energy Efficiency Program (DEEP), administered by OMPA. This was the third of three...

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DEEP Rebate Awarded to Lexington Public Schools

The City of Lexington and its power supplier, the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA), have presented a check for $9,338 to Lexington Public Schools for recent energy efficiency improvements throughout the district. The rebates were presented as part of the Demand and Energy Efficiency Program (DEEP), administered by OMPA. The rebate was given because lighting...

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OMPA to join Midwest Reliability Organization

The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) has a new Regional Entity (RE) after the dissolution of its previous entity last year. REs are electric reliability compliance authorities. They provide Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) auditing and enforcement functions for the utilities under their umbrella. On May 4, FERC granted approval for OMPA to join the...

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OMPA’s Drake Rice Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma (MESO) has honored the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority’s Drake Rice for his 45-plus years of commitment to Public Power, the communities he served and continues to serve, with a 2018 MESO Lifetime Achievement Award. Rice began his career in city management as an intern for the City of Cushing. He moved from there to serve as...

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OMPA hosts legislative luncheon

The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority story was told during an annual luncheon with state legislators in Oklahoma City on March 27. This was the third straight spring for OMPA to host such a luncheon, which provides the Authority an opportunity to educate legislators on the role of a joint action agency and the value the state’s municipal utilities bring to the...

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DEEP Rebate Awarded to Edmond Public Schools

The City of Edmond and its power supplier, the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA), presented a check for $25,461 to Edmond Public Schools on Dec. 4 for recent energy efficiency improvements throughout the district. The rebates were presented as part of the Demand and Energy Efficiency Program (DEEP), administered by OMPA. In addition to the installation of...

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