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March 30, 2022

Alameda Municipal Power to Expand Electric Vehicle Fleet 
Alameda Municipal Power to Expand Electric Vehicle Fleet
 ALAMEDA, CA – Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is purchasing six new all-electric utility trucks to replace older gasoline powered trucks. 


This purchase will allow AMP to use more electric vehicles for building and maintaining AMP’s electrical infrastructure, leaving only large and specialized vehicles in its fleet powered by gas. Replacing these six trucks with electric vehicles will save 300 gallons of gas and 2.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions per vehicle per year, totaling 18,000 gallons of gas and 160 metric tons of carbon dioxide over a ten-year period.


“AMP led the way to electrifying transportation by replacing our passenger vehicle fleet with all-electric and hybrid vehicles,” AMP General Manager Nicolas Procos said. “As vehicle technology continues to evolve, we are proud to continue the trend of reducing our carbon footprint with our larger vehicles.” 


Transportation accounts for about 70 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in Alameda and AMP encourages residents to “buy electric”, offering multiple rebates for residents who choose to purchase electric vehicles. The move to electrify its fleet is a demonstration of AMP’s commitment to Alameda’s goal of reducing greenhouse gasses by 50 percent by 2030.


AMP anticipates receiving the new trucks throughout the summer, with the first truck expected to be delivered in May.


About AMP

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is a department of the city of Alameda that has served residents and businesses for 135 years. AMP provides 100 percent clean energy to more than 35,000 customers at rates that average 26 percent below neighboring communities.