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Rob Leesman Named Vice President of Market Analytics for KYMEA

Rob Leesman has been named Vice President of Market Analytics of Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency. He will be responsible for front office, planning and ratemaking activities of the agency. Mr. Leesman has 21 years of experience in wholesale marketing and trading, serving most recently as Director of Power Marketing for Owensboro Municipal Utilities (OMU), where […]

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Heather Overby named Vice President of KYMEA

Heather Overby has been selected as Vice President of Finance and Accounting for the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency in addition to her role as Chief Financial Officer. Her responsibilities include accounting and financial reporting activities, Member settlements, as well as all treasury functions. After beginning her career with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Mrs. Overby has worked over 20 […]

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Michelle Hixon Named Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Michelle Hixon has been named Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the President & CEO of Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency. Her responsibilities will be to provide confidential executive support to the President & CEO and perform a wide variety of office functions including, but not limited to, clerical and administrative duties, receptionist, records retention, accounting support, […]

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KYMEA President Speaks at Madisonville City Hall

Doug Buresh, President and CEO of Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency, presented a brief presentation during a press conference held Monday at City Hall. Buresh covered the savings that are projected to result from the formation and implementation of KYMEA as Madisonville’s provider of electric power that will take effect next year. “I am happy that […]

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Doug Buresh Named President and CEO of KYMEA

Doug Buresh has been named as President and CEO of Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency. Buresh is responsible for creating, communicating and implementing the agency’s vision, mission, and overall direction on behalf of its municipal electric utility members. As President and CEO, Buresh directs and evaluates the work of KYMEA’s staff. Buresh has worked in the […]

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What is KYMEA, and Why Did Berea Join It?

If you’ve been following Berea City Council meetings lately, you may have noticed there’s a little confusion about what to call the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA). More importantly, some question why the City of Berea would join KYMEA in the first place. For years, Kentucky Utilities has been Berea’s electric provider, and for much […]

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Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency Seeks Wind, Solar

The Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for renewable energy. Specifically, the RFP is soliciting proposals to supply electric capacity and energy from renewable sources between May 1, 2019, and June 1, 2022, for terms of 10-20 years. The agency anticipates considering purchases ranging from 250 kW to 50 […]

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PSC Approves Big Rivers Power Supply Contract With KYMEA

Big Rivers Electric Corporation announced the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of a ten-year power supply contract with the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA). Under the agreement signed earlier this year, Big Rivers will provide 100 megawatts (MW) beginning in June of 2019. The supply could also be expanded by an additional 50 MW later […]

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