Substation To Be Renamed For Perry’s Earl Hicks

The Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA) voted on April 11 to name one of its electric substations after former Perry councilman Earl Hicks, who passed in March at the age of 80. The “Earl Dean Hicks Memorial Substation” is located on Highway 86 on the southeast end of the city. The City of Perry gets its power from OMPA, after having...

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DEEP Rebate Awarded to Pawhuska Public Schools

The City of Pawhuska and its power supplier, the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA), recently presented a check for $13,911.55 to Pawhuska Public Schools for recent energy efficiency improvements at the district. The rebates were presented as part of the Demand and Energy Efficiency Program (DEEP), administered by OMPA. From left, are Pawhuska Electric...

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Tonkawa honored as Our Local Power Champion

OMPA General Manager Dave Osburn presented the City of Tonkawa with an Our Local Power Champion award at the city’s council meeting in March. The award is meant to recognize the extra effort Tonkawa provided in promoting the Our Local Power campaign. That effort can be seen on the city’s water tower, which was redone during 2018 and painted to include the Our Local Power...

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DEEP Rebate Awarded to Perry Public Schools

The City of Perry and its power supplier, the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA), presented a check for $23,177.13 to Perry Public Schools for recent energy efficiency improvements at 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 fixtures were...

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Robert Johnston Named OMPA Chairman

Robert Johnston was confirmed as the sixth Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority at a monthly board meeting on Jan. 10 in Edmond. Johnston, the City Manager at Frederick, replaces former Edmond Mayor Charles Lamb, who passed unexpectedly on Dec. 11 and was OMPA’s longest-serving chair. Johnston had previously served as the Vice...

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OMPA Mourns the loss of Longest-Tenured Board Member and Chairman Charles Lamb

The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority is mourning the loss of our beloved Board Chairman and Mayor of Edmond, Charles D. Lamb.  Charles is the longest-tenured board member to serve on the OMPA Board of Directors, having served in this capacity since 1993 (25 years).  Charles has served as OMPA’s Board Chairman since 2001. Charles has been a longtime advocate for OMPA...

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