Tenaska Alabama Partners accepting scholarship program applications
Published 12:14 pm Friday, January 19, 2024
From Lori Shields | Tenaska Alabama Partners, L.P.
BILLINGSLEY, Ala. Jan. 15, 2024 — Tenaska Alabama Partners, L.P., owner of Tenaska Lindsay Hill Generating Station, an 859-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fueled power plant near Billingsley, Alabama, is now accepting applications for the Tenaska College Scholarship Program. Students graduating from Autauga County high schools are eligible to apply. The program will award four $2,500 scholarships.
Tenaska, an energy company based in Omaha, Nebraska, manages scholarship programs in communities where its power-generating facilities are located. To date, the company has awarded more than $1 million in scholarship funds nationwide.
“I’m proud of our company’s longstanding commitment to education,” said David Wilroy, Plant Manager at Tenaska Lindsay Hill. “The scholarships offered by Tenaska support the advancement of young leaders so they can pursue their personal academic goals and make a positive impact in their future and our community.”
Candidates must be high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2024 who plan to enroll in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
Scholarship information, including criteria and applications, is available online at tenaska.com/plantscholarships or through school guidance counselors. To be considered, applications must be submitted by Feb. 16.
Recipients will be chosen based on a variety of criteria including academic achievement,
demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, are of good character and financial need. A committee at Tenaska headquarters will select the scholarship recipients and announce the winners in the spring.
About Tenaska Alabama Partners, L.P.
Tenaska, an energy company based in Omaha, Nebraska, formed Tenaska Alabama Partners, L.P. to build, own and operate the Tenaska Lindsay Hill Generating Station. Today, Tenaska Alabama Partners is comprised of affiliates of Tenaska.
Consistently ranked among Forbes List of America’s Largest Private Companies, Tenaska is a
leading energy company with business operations across the energy value chain. Tenaska Marketing Ventures (TMV) and Tenaska Power Services Co. (TPS) are among the largest natural gas and electric power marketing companies in North America. The Company has an operating fleet of 7,500 megawatts (MW) of natural gas and renewable generating facilities and throughout its history has developed, managed and/or operated approximately 22,000 MW of natural gas-fueled and renewables generation. Tenaska’s development services portfolio includes more than 23,000 MW of solar, wind, energy storage and 10 carbon sequestration projects, capable of storing 50 million tons of CO 2 per year. For more information, visit www.tenaska.com.