Solar Power

Constructing one of the largest solar projects in Ohio, American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) continues its role as a regional leader in developing and deploying renewable generation.

Napoleon Solar Facility

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Working in partnership with its member communities, AMP developed and owns the Napoleon Solar Facility, a 3.54 MW (AC) solar project located in Napoleon, Ohio. The facility is connected to the City of Napoleon’s electric system, providing transmission savings. The site produced its first megawatt-hours of sunshine-driven power in August 2012.


A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held September 21, 2012. Pictured from left are David Mustine, JobsOhio general manager; Elizabeth Bostdorff, district representative for Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green); State Rep. Lynn Wachtmann (R-Napoleon); State Sen. Cliff Hite (R-Findlay); Napoleon Mayor Ron Behm; Michael Peck, Isofoton North America chairman; Marc Gerken, AMP president/CEO; and Craig Butler, assistant policy director for the office of Gov. John Kasich.

The Napoleon Solar Facility further diversifies AMP’s member power supply portfolio, which includes natural gas, advanced coal, hydro, wind and landfill gas, as well as wholesale market purchases.

Napoleon Facts

2012 Facility went online 3 project participants 17 average percentage of monthly output

The site produced its first megawatt-hours of sunshine-driven power in August.

The AMP member communities of Napoleon, St. Marys and Waynesfield, Ohio participate in the project.

For 2013, Napoleon averaged a monthly capacity of nearly 20%.

2012 Facility went online

The site produced its first megawatt-hours of sunshine-driven power in August.

3 project participants

The AMP member communities of Napoleon, St. Marys and Waynesfield, Ohio participate in the project.

17 average percentage of monthly output

For 2013, Napoleon averaged a monthly capacity of nearly 20%.