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MPPA Projects

MPPA administers many different energy projects. These projects all have one main theme: to provide reliable and dependable power at an affordable rate to the members of the project. There are several different projects and each member city participates in at least one of the projects.

James H. Campbell Unit No. 3

James H. Campbell Unit No. 3

In conjunction with Consumer’s Energy, MPPA owns a 4.80% undivided ownership interest in the 770 MW coal-fired plant located in Ottawa County, Michigan and an undivided ownership in certain designated Extra High Voltage (EHV) transmission Lines. Read More »

Belle River Unit No.1

Belle River Unit No.1

Partnering with DTE Energy, MPPA owns a 37.22% undivided ownership interest in the Belle River Unit No. 1 coal-fired generating unit, part of a two unit generating station located in St. Clair County, Michigan. MPPA also owns an undivided ownership in certain transmission lines. Read More »

Combustion Turbine Project No.1

Combustion Turbine Project No.1

MPPA is the sole owner and operator of a 55MW simple-cycle combustion turbine generating unit fueled with natural gas located in Kalkaska County, Michigan. The unit is operated as a peaking resource on behalf of the participants in the Project. Read More »

AMP Fremont Energy Center Project

AMP Fremont Energy Center Project

MPPA owns a 5.16% undivided ownership interest in the natural gas-fired electric facility located in Sandusky County, Ohio. American Municipal Power (AMP) is the majority owner of this power plant and serves as the operator. Read More »

Landfill Energy Project

Landfill Energy Project

The Landfill Energy Project was created by MPPA in 2008 to assist member participants in meeting renewable energy requirements for compliance with Michigan Public Act 295. MPPA currently contracts with Granger Electric of Michigan and North American Natural Resources to provide MPPA with landfill gas energy for the participants in the Project. Read More »

Transmission Project

Transmission Project

The Transmission Project was created to purchase an undivided ownership interest in the transmission grid with the objective of reducing transmission costs to MPPA and its member participants. Read More »

Energy Services Project

Energy Services Project

The Energy Services Project exists to provide participating members with coordinated scheduling, settlement services and invoicing for all power supply activities in the MISO and PJM Regional Transmission Organizations including energy, capacity, back-up power and any other related market activities as required. Read More »

MPPA Service Committees

MPPA Service Committees

MPPA offers several service committees to members and non-members of MPPA. These service committees provide a venue for all municipal utilities to participate in activities that do not require financing or the acquisition of assets while also exploring and studying potential new projects regardless of their membership status with MPPA. Read More »