AMP-Ohio Honors City Electric
New Martinsville Municipal Electric was honored for its achievements during the past year at the 2008 OPPEI/AMP-Ohio/OMEA Annual Conference.
The utility received an Innovation Award for their Trouble Tree Program. The city also received a Public Power Promotion Honorable Mention for their public power week coloring contest.
The city’s emphasis on safety was also recognized by AMP-Ohio as New Martinsville Municipal Electric received a Safety Award for no time lost due to reportable accidents in the transmission/distribution category. Additionally, New Martinsville was honored with a Hard Hat Safety Award given to Mike Durant. These awards go to individuals that have contributed to safety within their community; shown adherence to on-the-job safety procedures; and, promoted electrical safety within their department and community in the past year.
The annual conference was held in Columbus Oct. 28-30 and was attended by more than 450 municipal officials and industry representatives.