In the aftermath of a major storm, OPS will assess the damages and implement a service restoration plan which emphasizes safety and efficiency. Our first priority is safety. Repair crews are assigned to the most critical areas to make them safe for the general public. Our second priority is to restore power in the most… Continue Reading Safety, Response, and Recovery After the Storm
Opelika Power Services is actively following hurricane Irma and planning for any required event response. OPS line crews spent part of Friday afternoon preparing trucks, resources, and outage response equipment in preparation for any loss of service that may occur because of Hurricane Irma. Our staff is in contact with local, State, and Regional mutual aid partners… Continue Reading OPS Storm Preparations Briefing
Since 1992, the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) and its Members have provided over $2 million in scholarships to graduating high school seniors who receive their electric service from AMEA Members, including Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Riviera Utilities, Sylacauga and Tuskegee. To be eligible for an AMEA scholarship, a student’s… Continue Reading 2018 AMEA Scholarship
While Opelika Power is clearly a local business, and we are presenting reasons to use our local services, we care just as much about the city of Opelika itself, and the local businesses that flourish and thrive in our community. We want Opelika to not just survive, but to thrive, and support local business is… Continue Reading 5 Reasons to Choose Local Business
Having a fiber connection from the hub all the way to the home is now considered the “Gold Standard,” by almost all network providers – there’s currently nothing better for internet speed and reliability than that fiber connection. Many major players in the ISP competition have begun rolling out their own individual fiber networks, and… Continue Reading Fiber the new “Gold Standard.”
There’s no debate about the serious advancements and improvements that fiber optic technology has made to internet and streaming services. Fiber tv, phone, and internet technology is vastly superior to the available speeds of a normal coaxial copper cable, and you would be hard-pressed to find someone that disagreed. However, it’s important to understand the… Continue Reading Not All Fiber Is Equal
Opelika’s Rocky Brook Rocket will be up and running soon! We invite you to make your plans to board the historic Rocky Brook Rocket later this summer. Read more about it in the latest Alabama Currents Magazine.