Utah Municipal Power Agency (UMPA) is a consumer owned corporation, established in 1980 with a mission to: “Develop a reliable and economic power supply program to meet the all-requirements electric power and energy needs of its member municipalities”. UMPA’s current member municipalities are: Levan, Manti, Nephi, Provo, Salem and Spanish Fork.
UMPA is a Joint Action Agency whose services include: generation asset development, transmission services, energy markets transactions, project financing, legislative action, regulatory compliance, legal and engineering support, and energy efficiency and renewable programs.
The Agency is governed by a six-member Board of Directors consisting of the Mayor or elected official of each of the Members. In addition, each member appoints one person, typically the Energy Director from each member city, to the Technical Committee. The Technical Committee meets monthly or as needed to project future load growth, review technical studies, examine power supply alternatives, develop joint operating efforts, and make recommendation to the Board of Directors and Agency staff.
- To develop a reliable and economical power supply program to meet the electric power and energy needs as required by the members and their customers.
- To provide the benefits of economies of scale through joint endeavors relating to generation, transmission and distribution of electric power and energy.
- To involve each member in the planning, operating and developing stages undertaken by the Agency.