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AMP Hydropower Projects

Developing clean energy solutions that last for generations

  • 300

    Megawatts

  • Kentucky and West Virginia

    Kentucky and West Virginia

Engineering the largest deployment of clean, renewable run-of-river hydroelectric generation in the US in decades

American Municipal Power (AMP), a non-profit energy provider, was seeking a way to both diversify their energy portfolio and serve the growing energy demands of their members. Their foresight led them to hydropower—a clean, reliable, renewable energy solution that would meet the needs of their current rate payers and benefit generations to come.

Their goal was to find a cost-effective way to add generating capacity at four of the Ohio River’s 20 dams to capture the natural power of the river. The solution? Our team created four concrete powerhouses—a design choice that didn’t impede the natural flow or affect river navigation. To maximize economy through design repeatability, bulk procurements, and coordinated schedules, all four powerhouses were built simultaneously. Additionally, we designed with community in mind by developing wheelchair-accessible recreation and fishing features at each site.

The resulting projects have a combined capacity of more than 300 megawatts: enough energy to power 200,000 homes. 

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Paul Blaszczyk, Vice President, North America Regional Business Leader

I am inspired every day by my colleagues, our clients, and the knowledge that we are working to provide renewable energy for generations to come.
Paul Blaszczyk Vice President, North America Regional Business Leader Read More

Kirby Gilbert, Principal Hydroelectric Planner, Vice President, Waterpower & Dams

Teamwork means everything when executing challenging projects—it’s rewarding for all!
Kirby  Gilbert Principal Hydroelectric Planner, Vice President, Waterpower & Dams Read More
  • Paul Blaszczyk

    Vice President, North America Regional Business Leader

  • Kirby  Gilbert

    Principal Hydroelectric Planner, Vice President, Waterpower & Dams

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