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
OPS One: Keeping You Connected Opelika Power Services keeps you online and connected with their OPS One video, voice, and internet “triple play.” Offering the highest quality products isn’t just a sales pitch – OPS One delivers with its state-of-the-art, lightning fast fiber optic network that exceeds traditional broadband speeds hundreds of times over. Why… Continue Reading OPS One “Triple Play” Keeps You Going Faster
Forget the days of licking stamps and mailing in bills, waiting days on end hoping that your letter makes it to the power service in time so you don’t come home to a cold, dark house. Ensure that your payments are made on time from the convenience of your home, office, or on the go… Continue Reading Opelika Power Services Offers Online Bill Pay
Opelika is being recognized as pioneers at the forefront of data technology, as WSFA writer Rosanna Smith points out that Opelika is the first city in the entire state of Alabama to have a true fiber optic network. From the article… “It doesn’t matter the time of day it can be 9 in the morning… Continue Reading Opelika leading the way as Alabama’s first Gig City
Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller said a Thursday ruling by the Federal Communications Commission which gives city-owned broadband companies the opportunity to expand and compete with commercial Internet providers could eventually benefit residents outside of Opelika. The cities of Wilson, N.C., and Chattanooga, Tenn., requested the ruling because state laws have prevented them from expanding. Like… Continue Reading Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller praises FCC decision on Internet service expansion
Mayor Fuller recently released an open-letter to OA News advocating for the city of Opelika’s right to have access to ultra-high speed, fiber internet. Read Mayor Fuller’s full letter here.