Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems is a governmental cooperative of municipalities, service districts, and political subdivisions that own their own public power systems. The Cooperative works to pool electrical energy resources to provide power to the various public power customers such as businesses and residents of the member utilities.
U.A.M.P.S. uses a variety of sources to meet the demand of its members with electrical supply. These include coal fired electrical plants, wind turbine electrical farms, hydroelectric power, and the Association's Nebo Power Station a natural gas combined cycle electrical plant.
The Association includes public entity members in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, and California.
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