Wabash Valley Power Association

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Wabash Valley Power Association
Utility cooperative (501(c)(12))
Industry electricity
Founded 1963 (1963)
Headquarters Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Area served
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri
Products electricity
Website wvpa.com

Wabash Valley Power Association is an electric generation and transmission cooperative headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wabash Valley provides wholesale power to 28 distribution cooperatives in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri that reach over 350,000 businesses and residences. The cooperative operates under the business model of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

Wabash Valley is a member of the PJM Interconnection and the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator and a founding member of Touchstone Energy.

Wabash Valley's generating facilities make use of landfill gas generation, coal gasification and wind power. Their program for members to purchase energy from renewable sources is monickered EnviroWatts. In May 2009, Wabash Valley's Renewable Energy Certificate was certified by Green-e Energy.[1]

Wabash Valley Power Association was founded in Peru, Indiana in 1963 by five distribution cooperatives. Their membership grew over the years and the headquarters were relocated to Indianapolis in 1976.



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