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October 8, 2019 - Shutoffs Not Expected in the City of Alameda October 8, 2019 - Shutoffs Not Expected in the City of Alameda
Alameda Municipal Power does not expect the public safety power shutoff, issued for Tuesday and Wednesday in Alameda County, to impact the city of Alameda.
October 4, 2019 - AMP to Host Events on Electric Vehicles in October October 4, 2019 - AMP to Host Events on Electric Vehicles in October
In October, AMP will hold two public events on the benefits of owning an EV.
September 25, 2019 - AMP Earns Two National “Top 10” Rankings September 25, 2019 - AMP Earns Two National “Top 10” Rankings
For the fourth consecutive year, AMP has been recognized as a national industry leader for its voluntary green power program.
August 14, 2019  - Classic Car Show to Debut Electric Vehicles August 14, 2019 - Classic Car Show to Debut Electric Vehicles
AMP and DABA are partnering to dedicate a section of the Classic Car Show to the benefits electric vehicles.
July 23, 2019 - AMP to Host Public Workshop on Solar Power July 23, 2019 - AMP to Host Public Workshop on Solar Power
AMP to Host Public Workshop on Solar Power
July 18, 2019 - AMP Customers Help Fund Robotics Education in Alameda July 18, 2019 - AMP Customers Help Fund Robotics Education in Alameda
At its public meeting on July 15, the city of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board presented a check for $11,195 to the Alameda Education Foundation (AEF).
June 18, 2019 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2020 Budget June 18, 2019 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2020 Budget
At its regular meeting on June 17, the city of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) budget of approximately $65 million for fiscal year (FY) 2020.
June 17, 2019 - AMP Increases Cash Amounts for Electric Vehicle Charger Rebates June 17, 2019 - AMP Increases Cash Amounts for Electric Vehicle Charger Rebates
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is increasing its cash rebates for electric vehicle (EV) drivers who install charging stations at their homes.
June 13, 2019 - AMP Statement on PG&E's Planned Power Outages June 13, 2019 - AMP Statement on PG&E's Planned Power Outages
The state of California is taking unprecedented measures to protect all California residents and businesses from the risk of wildfire.
May 31, 2019 - Energy Program to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Benefit Low-Income Customers May 31, 2019 - Energy Program to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Benefit Low-Income Customers
Alameda Municipal Power is launching a new energy-savings program for qualifying low-income customers that aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions and lower participants’ electric bills.
April 16, 2019 - City of Alameda's Electric Rates to Change in July April 16, 2019 - City of Alameda's Electric Rates to Change in July
Electric rates will change on July 1 in the city of Alameda. At its regular meeting on April 15, the city’s Public Utilities Board approved a 2.5 percent overall average rate increase for residential and commercial customers.
March 8, 2019 - AMP Earns Credit Rating Upgrade from S&P Ratings March 8, 2019 - AMP Earns Credit Rating Upgrade from S&P Ratings
On March 7, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) earned a credit rating upgrade from Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings based on the utility’s strong financial performance.
February 6, 2019 - AMP Warns Customers of Phone Scam February 6, 2019 - AMP Warns Customers of Phone Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a phone scam. AMP has received reports that scammers are impersonating AMP employees and demanding immediate payment from customers. In addition, AMP received a report of a caller falsely claiming to be a PG&E employee who was collecting payments for AMP.
February 1, 2019 - Board Approves Community-Focused Goals for Alameda Municipal Power February 1, 2019 - Board Approves Community-Focused Goals for Alameda Municipal Power
At its January 28 meeting, the city of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved a long-term plan for Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) that reflects the community’s environmental and business goals.
November 19, 2018 - Theft from Payment Boxes at Alameda Municipal Power Service Center November 19, 2018 - Theft from Payment Boxes at Alameda Municipal Power Service Center
Two payment drop boxes at Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) Service Center at 2000 Grand St. were vandalized over the weekend.
October 25, 2018 - Public Invited to Forum on Sustainable Holiday Celebrations October 25, 2018 - Public Invited to Forum on Sustainable Holiday Celebrations
Alameda Municipal Power and Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) are hosting a forum on green holiday celebrations as part of an event series on sustainable living.
October 5, 2018 - Celebrate Alameda's Leadership in Clean Power October 5, 2018 - Celebrate Alameda's Leadership in Clean Power
Just last month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation requiring the state to obtain 60 percent of its electricity from clean sources—such as wind, solar and hydropower—by 2030 and 100 percent by 2045.
September 27, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power to Join Fleet Week Safety Demonstration September 27, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power to Join Fleet Week Safety Demonstration
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will play a role in educating the public on its potential roles in emergencies in an exercise led by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) as part of San Francisco Fleet Week.
August 14, 2018 - Alameda's Public Utilities Board Gains New Member August 14, 2018 - Alameda's Public Utilities Board Gains New Member
Retired cabinet maker, finish-carpentry contractor and 30-year Alameda resident Jeffrey Gould was recently approved by the Alameda City Council as the newest member of the city of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board.
July 31, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power Sends Aid to Fire Victims July 31, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power Sends Aid to Fire Victims
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has sent electric utility crews to Shasta County and the city of Redding to help restore power where major power lines, poles and generating facilities were severely damaged by the Carr Fire.
July 19, 2018 - AMP Customers Help Fund Robotics Education in Alameda July 19, 2018 - AMP Customers Help Fund Robotics Education in Alameda
At its regular meeting on July 16, the city of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board presented a check for $10,881 to the Alameda Education Foundation (AEF).
July 17, 2013 - Power Outage Restoration - July 17, 2013 July 17, 2013 - Power Outage Restoration - July 17, 2013
A power outage in the general area of Central and Ballena occurred this morning between 9:54 AM and 11:51 AM.
June 26, 2018 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2019 Budget June 26, 2018 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2019 Budget
At its regular meeting on June 25, the city of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) budget of approximately $63 million for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
June 7, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power Partners with Energy Storage Company June 7, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power Partners with Energy Storage Company
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is partnering with a clean energy technology company that is commercializing an innovative, cost-effective solution for storing electricity.
June 1, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power Earns Two National “Top 10” Rankings for Alameda Green June 1, 2018 - Alameda Municipal Power Earns Two National “Top 10” Rankings for Alameda Green
For the third year in a row, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has been recognized as a national industry leader for its voluntary green power program, Alameda Green. AMP has earned two separate top 10 rankings from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research.
May 23, 2018 - AMP, Community Group to Host Public Forum on Solar Power May 23, 2018 - AMP, Community Group to Host Public Forum on Solar Power
As part of a series of public forums, Alameda Municipal Power and Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) are co-hosting a session to help Alamedans determine if solar is right for them.
May 2, 2018 - AMP and Community Group to Host Public Forum on Electric Vehicles May 2, 2018 - AMP and Community Group to Host Public Forum on Electric Vehicles
Alameda Municipal Power and Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) are hosting a series of public forums that kicks off with a session on electric vehicles on May 17.
April 24, 2018 - City of Alameda's Electric Rates to Change in July April 24, 2018 - City of Alameda's Electric Rates to Change in July
Electric rates will change on July 1 for residential and commercial customers in the city of Alameda.
April 10, 2018 - Opinion: Making Earth Day Matter in Alameda April 10, 2018 - Opinion: Making Earth Day Matter in Alameda
When Earth Day first launched in 1970, it signaled the rise of the modern environmental movement in the United States.
February 28, 2018 - AMP Earns Credit Rating Upgrade from Fitch Ratings February 28, 2018 - AMP Earns Credit Rating Upgrade from Fitch Ratings
On February 27, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) earned a credit rating upgrade from Fitch Ratings based on the utility’s strong financial performance.
February 27, 2018 - AMP to Perform Maintenance Work on Utility Poles February 27, 2018 - AMP to Perform Maintenance Work on Utility Poles
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) contractors will be out in the community in March and April to assess and maintain utility poles.
February 15, 2018 - AMP Offers Cash Rebates for Electric Vehicle Chargers February 15, 2018 - AMP Offers Cash Rebates for Electric Vehicle Chargers
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has launched a new program that provides local residents, businesses and public agencies with substantial rebates on electric vehicle chargers.
February 9, 2018 - AMP to Hold Town Hall on Underground Utility Districts February 9, 2018 - AMP to Hold Town Hall on Underground Utility Districts
The city of Alameda’s program to move overhead utility lines underground is the focus of an upcoming Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) town hall meeting. AMP, which administers the city’s undergrounding program, will host a town hall for the public on Feb. 28 at the Alameda Main Library.
December 6, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of Phone Scam December 6, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of Phone Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a phone scam.
September 28, 2017 - Celebrating 130 Years of Public Power and a Look Ahead September 28, 2017 - Celebrating 130 Years of Public Power and a Look Ahead
Every October, Alameda Municipal Power joins with more than 2,000 other community-owned electric utilities in the U.S. to honor the contributions of public power.
September 22, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power to Participate in Fleet Week Safety Demonstration September 22, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power to Participate in Fleet Week Safety Demonstration
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will play a role in educating the public on its potential roles in emergencies in an exercise led by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) as part of San Francisco Fleet Week.
August 30, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of Door-to-Door Scam August 30, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of Door-to-Door Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning Alamedans of a scam targeting its customers. The utility has recently received reports that individuals are knocking on customers’ doors and impersonating AMP employees.
July 28, 2017 - AMP Customers Show Support for Technology Education in Schools July 28, 2017 - AMP Customers Show Support for Technology Education in Schools
At its regular meeting on July 17, the city of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board presented a check for $10,426 to the Alameda Education Foundation (AEF).
July 27, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power Earns Two July 27, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power Earns Two "Top 10" Rankings for Alameda Green
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has once again been recognized as a national industry leader for its green power program, Alameda Green. AMP has earned two separate top 10 rankings from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research.
July 7, 2017 - July 4, 2017 Power Outage and Restoration July 7, 2017 - July 4, 2017 Power Outage and Restoration
Outage update: On the morning of July 5, power was restored to the last remaining customer who was affected by the July 4 outage.
June 27, 2017 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2018 Budget June 27, 2017 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2018 Budget
At its regular meeting on June 26, the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) budget of approximately $64 million for fiscal year (FY) 2018.
June 23, 2017 - Alameda Earns National Award for City's Energy Efficiency Program June 23, 2017 - Alameda Earns National Award for City's Energy Efficiency Program
Alameda was announced today as one of the nation’s top winners in the 2017 Mayors’ Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Walmart recognizing innovative energy and climate protection efforts..
June 21, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of Phone and Debit Card Scam June 21, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of Phone and Debit Card Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a phone scam involving the purchase of prepaid debit cards.
June 5, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power Recognized for Restoring Island's Historic Streetlights June 5, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power Recognized for Restoring Island's Historic Streetlights
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has received recognition for protecting Alameda’s heritage by restoring nearly 700 of the island’s historic streetlights.
May 12, 2017 - AMP Receives National Recognition for Providing Safe and Reliable Power May 12, 2017 - AMP Receives National Recognition for Providing Safe and Reliable Power
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is one of 91 of the nation’s more than 2,000 community-owned electric utilities to earn platinum Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) recognition from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing customers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service.
April 18, 2017 - City of Alameda's Electric Rates to Change in July April 18, 2017 - City of Alameda's Electric Rates to Change in July
Electric rates will change on July 1 for residential and commercial customers in the city of Alameda.
April 13, 2017 - AMP Supports Growth of Renewable Energy April 13, 2017 - AMP Supports Growth of Renewable Energy
On behalf of Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), I would like to respond to comments about AMP and renewable energy made by Tony Brasunas in his letter to the editor on March 30, 2017.
March 17, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power Launches Smart-Technology Program March 17, 2017 - Alameda Municipal Power Launches Smart-Technology Program
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is taking steps to transform its electric grid into a smart, innovative system with the launch of a new technology program called Energy inView.
March 17, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam March 17, 2017 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning Alamedans of a scam targeting its customers. AMP has recently received reports that a caller is impersonating a utility employee and requesting payment from customers.
February 8, 2017 - Nicolas Procos Appointed as Alameda Municipal Power General Manager February 8, 2017 - Nicolas Procos Appointed as Alameda Municipal Power General Manager
Alameda City Manager Jill Keimach announced yesterday the appointment of Nicolas Procos as general manager of City-owned Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), replacing former General Manager Glenn Steiger, who retired from the utility in August.
February 16, 2017 - New Member Appointed to Alameda's Public Utilities Board February 16, 2017 - New Member Appointed to Alameda's Public Utilities Board
Civil engineer and Alameda resident Jerry Serventi was recently appointed by Mayor Trish Spencer as the newest member of the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board.
January 6, 2017 - Board Recommends Moving Utility Lines Underground in Seven Areas January 6, 2017 - Board Recommends Moving Utility Lines Underground in Seven Areas
Alameda’s District Nomination Board is recommending to a technical committee that overhead utility lines should be moved below ground in seven areas.
December 12, 2016 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam December 12, 2016 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a scam targeting its customers.
November 15, 2016 - Help Alameda Municipal Power Develop Fair Solar Rates November 15, 2016 - Help Alameda Municipal Power Develop Fair Solar Rates
One of the issues we are facing at our next Public Utilities Board (PUB) meeting is how to fairly pay rooftop solar customers for the excess energy they send to the grid.
November 7, 2016 - AMP Offers Workshop on Staying Warm and Saving Energy November 7, 2016 - AMP Offers Workshop on Staying Warm and Saving Energy
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is hosting a heating workshop on Nov. 16 to help Alamedans stay warm and save energy at home this winter.
September 30, 2016 - Alameda Municipal Power Invited to Participate in Fleet Week September 30, 2016 - Alameda Municipal Power Invited to Participate in Fleet Week
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will educate the public on its potential roles in emergencies in an exercise led by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) as part of San Francisco Fleet Week.
September 23, 2016 - Locally Owned Utility Celebrates Public Power Week, Local Green Businesses September 23, 2016 - Locally Owned Utility Celebrates Public Power Week, Local Green Businesses
During the first week of October, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will take part in a weeklong national celebration of public power’s benefits along with 2,000 other community-owned electric utilities.
August 16, 2016 - Alameda Municipal Power Customers Make Solar Program a Success August 16, 2016 - Alameda Municipal Power Customers Make Solar Program a Success
The remaining funds in a $4.2 million solar rebate program for Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) commercial and residential customers have been committed to a local solar project, demonstrating the community’s support of clean, sustainable and renewable power.
July 7, 2016 - AMP's Front Parking Lot Under Construction in Late July July 7, 2016 - AMP's Front Parking Lot Under Construction in Late July
The front lot of Alameda Municipal Power’s Service Center at 2000 Grand Street will be unavailable for parking from Friday, July 22 through Saturday, July 23.
June 30, 2016 - AMP General Manager Glenn Steiger to Retire in September June 30, 2016 - AMP General Manager Glenn Steiger to Retire in September
Glenn Steiger, the general manager of Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), has announced his retirement effective September 2.
June 23, 2016 - New Board to Begin Planning for Underground Power Lines June 23, 2016 - New Board to Begin Planning for Underground Power Lines
The city of Alameda’s “undergrounding” program, in which overhead power lines and equipment are moved underground, is the focus of a new District Nomination Board.
June 23, 2016 - New Rates for Charging Electric Vehicles at 2000 Grand Street June 23, 2016 - New Rates for Charging Electric Vehicles at 2000 Grand Street
Beginning on July 1, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will change the rate to charge electric vehicles (EV) at its front parking lot on 2000 Grand Street.
June 21, 2016 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2017 Budget June 21, 2016 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2017 Budget
At its regular meeting on June 20, the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) balanced budget of approximately $64 million for fiscal year (FY) 2017.
April 19, 2016 - Alameda's Public Utilities Board Sets July Electric Rate Changes April 19, 2016 - Alameda's Public Utilities Board Sets July Electric Rate Changes
Starting July 1, changes to electricity rates will go into effect for residential and commercial customers in the City of Alameda.
April 11, 2016 - AMP Wins Energy Efficiency Award April 11, 2016 - AMP Wins Energy Efficiency Award
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has won a first-place statewide award for a program focused on reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.
April 4, 2016 - Alameda Municipal Power Honored for Outstanding Safety Practice April 4, 2016 - Alameda Municipal Power Honored for Outstanding Safety Practice
Alameda Municipal Power has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2015.
October 1, 2015 - Why Public Power Matters October 1, 2015 - Why Public Power Matters
What does tiny Alameda have in common with big cities like Los Angeles, Orlando, Seattle and San Antonio? They are all powered by community-owned electric utilities.
September 17, 2015 - Why Public Power Matters September 17, 2015 - Why Public Power Matters
I remember visiting my daughter earlier this year in New York City. We walked around this vast city and took in the sights of Manhattan.
September 14, 2015 - Alameda Municipal Power Assures Energy Supply Remains Safe Amidst Fires September 14, 2015 - Alameda Municipal Power Assures Energy Supply Remains Safe Amidst Fires
As fires rage in Northern California, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) wants to assure its customers that its energy supply in the area remains secure and that customers should have no worries about AMP keeping the lights on.
September 14, 2015 - AMP Announces Topic of Next Town Hall: Community Solar September 14, 2015 - AMP Announces Topic of Next Town Hall: Community Solar
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced today that it will host the second in its series of town hall meetings on the future of energy on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at Alameda City Hall Council Chambers.
September 9, 2015 - AMP Seeks Applicants for Underground Utilities District Nomination Board September 9, 2015 - AMP Seeks Applicants for Underground Utilities District Nomination Board
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is soliciting applications for its Underground Utilities District (UUD) Nomination Board.
July 16, 2015 - Alameda Municipal Power Begins LED Streetlight Conversion Project July 16, 2015 - Alameda Municipal Power Begins LED Streetlight Conversion Project
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will begin converting in late July over 3,000 of the city’s high-pressure sodium streetlights to energy-efficient LEDs (light-emitting diodes), saving the city an estimated $198,000 per year in electric costs and lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
July 13, 2015 - AMP Warns Customers of Door-to-Door Scam July 13, 2015 - AMP Warns Customers of Door-to-Door Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers today that someone impersonating a utility representative may be going door to door in an attempt to collect on electric bills.
June 18, 2015 - Electric Rates will Increase on July 1 June 18, 2015 - Electric Rates will Increase on July 1
Beginning July 1, new electric rates will go into effect for most residential and commercial customers in the City of Alameda.
June 16, 2015 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2016 Budget June 16, 2015 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2016 Budget
At its regular meeting on June 15, the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) $62.5 million budget for fiscal year (FY) 2016.
June 15, 2015 - Who Owns Alameda's Energy Future? You Do. June 15, 2015 - Who Owns Alameda's Energy Future? You Do.
Nearly a year ago, I took the helm at Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), and since then I’ve grown to admire so much about this electric utility and the island community that’s been supporting it since 1887.
June 12, 2015 - Alameda Municipal Power to Host Series of Town Hall Meetings on Future of Energy June 12, 2015 - Alameda Municipal Power to Host Series of Town Hall Meetings on Future of Energy
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced today that it will host a "series of town hall meetings over the next six months on the future of energy.
January 22, 2015 - AMP to Launch Pilot to Test New Meter Technology January 22, 2015 - AMP to Launch Pilot to Test New Meter Technology
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) today announced the launch of a pilot project that will integrate advanced meters in Alameda’s 300 largest businesses, as part of the utility’s long-term initiative to modernize the city’s electric grid.
December 10, 2014 - Alameda Municipal Power Activating Storm Preparedness Plan December 10, 2014 - Alameda Municipal Power Activating Storm Preparedness Plan
As the Bay Area braces for a powerful storm early Thursday morning, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is reminding customers that power outages may occur due to significant rainfall, potential flooding and high winds.
October 1, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of Phony Bill Scam October 1, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of Phony Bill Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers today of a scam targeting small businesses in Alameda.
September 18, 2014 - AMP Working to Reduce Island's Carbon Footprint September 18, 2014 - AMP Working to Reduce Island's Carbon Footprint
Back in the 1990s, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) was one of the first utilities to invest heavily in renewable power. And since then, we've all been justifiably proud of our "Greenest Little Utility" reputation.
July 22, 2014 - Public Utilities Board Presents Check to Alameda Education Foundation July 22, 2014 - Public Utilities Board Presents Check to Alameda Education Foundation
At its regular meeting on July 21, the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board presented a check for $13,239.29 to the Alameda Education Foundation (AEF).
July 10, 2014 - Artists Selected to Transform Alameda Utility Boxes July 10, 2014 - Artists Selected to Transform Alameda Utility Boxes
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) today announced the artists selected to beautify the utility’s transformer boxes in the Park Street business area as part of its Power Box Art project in partnership with the Park Street Business Association and Rhythmix Cultural Works.
July 2, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of Another Series of Scam Calls July 2, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of Another Series of Scam Calls
AMP has had reports today of a new scam. Some of our small businesses have received phone calls that state unless their utility bill is paid within 45 minutes, their electric service will be cut off!
June 30, 2014 - City Manager Appoints New General Manager to Lead AMP June 30, 2014 - City Manager Appoints New General Manager to Lead AMP
City Manager John Russo today announced the appointment of Glenn Steiger as general manager of city-owned Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), replacing former manager Girish Balachandran who left the utility in December.
June 28, 2014 - Power Outage June 28, 2014 - Power Outage
Alameda Municipal Power experienced a power outage on Saturday, June 28.
June 24, 2014 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2015 Budget June 24, 2014 - Public Utilities Board Approves FY 2015 Budget
At its regular meeting on June 23, the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) $62.4 million budget for fiscal year (FY) 2015.
May 27, 2014 - Fairview Avenue to be Closed for Utility Pole Replacement on June 5 May 27, 2014 - Fairview Avenue to be Closed for Utility Pole Replacement on June 5
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will be replacing an aging backyard utility pole on Fairview Drive to help improve and upgrade electric reliability.
May 7, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam Today May 7, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam Today
MP has had reports this morning of a new scam. Some of our small businesses have received phone calls that state unless their utility bill is paid within 30 minutes, their electric service will be cut off! DO NOT FALL FOR THIS!
April 29, 2014 - AMP Begins Restoration of 684 Historic Streetlights April 29, 2014 - AMP Begins Restoration of 684 Historic Streetlights
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) today announced that the utility will begin restoration in early May of 684 historic streetlights located throughout the city.
April 24, 2014 - Traffic and Parking Advisory for North End of Grand Street April 24, 2014 - Traffic and Parking Advisory for North End of Grand Street
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) today announced anticipated traffic and parking advisories between April 24 and April 29 related to its construction of a second electrical crossing to Coast Guard Island.
April 22, 2014 - Public Utilities Board Approves Electric Rate Increase April 22, 2014 - Public Utilities Board Approves Electric Rate Increase
The City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board last night unanimously approved the fifth year of Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) five-year rate adjustment plan for all customers.
April 21, 2014 - Alameda Seeks Artists to Transform Utility Boxes April 21, 2014 - Alameda Seeks Artists to Transform Utility Boxes
Alameda Municipal Power today announced the launch of Power Box Art, a pilot project coordinated by the utility, Park Street Business Association, and Rhythmix Cultural Works aimed at beautifying transformer boxes in the Park Street business area.
April 7, 2014 - AMP Receives National Recognition for Providing Safe and Reliable Power April 7, 2014 - AMP Receives National Recognition for Providing Safe and Reliable Power
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is one of 184 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn platinum Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) recognition from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing customers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service.
February 14, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam Today February 14, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam Today
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has received several complaints from residential customers that someone impersonating a utility representative has called their homes.
January 18, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam Today January 18, 2014 - AMP Warns Customers of New Phone Scam Today
AMP is warning customers of a new telephone scam that has surfaced in Alameda today.
December 23, 2013 - City Manager John Russo Appoints Interim General Manager for AMP December 23, 2013 - City Manager John Russo Appoints Interim General Manager for AMP
City Manager John Russo has appointed Ronald Stassi to serve as the Interim General Manager (GM) for Alameda Municipal Power beginning January 2, 2014.
December 21, 2013 - Small Power Outage on December 20 December 21, 2013 - Small Power Outage on December 20
Alameda Municipal Power experienced a small power outage on Friday evening - December 20th.
December 6, 2013 - General Manager Balachandran Leaving for Riverside Public Utilities December 6, 2013 - General Manager Balachandran Leaving for Riverside Public Utilities
Girish Balachandran has been hired to serve as the General Manager of the City of Riverside’s Public Utilities (RPU).
November 1, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Launches Innovative Home Energy Report Program November 1, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Launches Innovative Home Energy Report Program
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) today announced the launch of an innovative home energy report pilot program designed to help customers understand and transform their home energy usage.
October 28, 2013 - City Replacing Traffic Signal Street Lights with Energy Efficient LED Lights October 28, 2013 - City Replacing Traffic Signal Street Lights with Energy Efficient LED Lights
AMP and the city’s Public Works Department have partnered to replace 251 existing high pressure sodium street lights at 82 traffic signal intersections with energy-efficient LEDs (light-emitting diodes), saving the city an estimated $26,000 per year in electric costs and lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
October 3, 2013 - AMP Celebrates Public Power Week with Light Bulb Giveaway October 3, 2013 - AMP Celebrates Public Power Week with Light Bulb Giveaway
Every October, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) takes part in a week-long national celebration of public power’s hometown advantages along with 2,000 other community-owned electric utilities.
October 3, 2013 - Public Power: It’s Still a Good Value for Alameda October 3, 2013 - Public Power: It’s Still a Good Value for Alameda
We rely on electricity nearly every minute of the day, to light our homes, power our computers, TVs, and appliances, and fuel our cars.
September 24, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Achieves Safety Milestone September 24, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Achieves Safety Milestone
Today Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will mark 1,825 days—five years—without a loss-time accident.
September 20, 2013 - Court Affirms Complete Dismissal of Securities Lawsuit Against City of Alameda September 20, 2013 - Court Affirms Complete Dismissal of Securities Lawsuit Against City of Alameda
Following five years of federal court litigation brought against the City of Alameda by a major national securities firm, the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit affirmed in full the decision of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granting summary judgment in favor of the City on all claims brought against it.
August 8, 2013 - AMP to Discuss RPS at Public Utilities Board Meeting on August 19 August 8, 2013 - AMP to Discuss RPS at Public Utilities Board Meeting on August 19
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) will review and discuss changes to its Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Procurement and Enforcement Plan at the City of Alameda's Public Utilities Board meeting on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda, CA.
August 23, 2013 - Power Outage on Friday, August 23, 2013 August 23, 2013 - Power Outage on Friday, August 23, 2013
There was afternoon power outatge in the Westline, Otis and Shorepoint area. All power was restored to approximately 565 AMP customers at 6:59.pm.
July 22, 2013 - Power Outage Restoration - July 22, 2013 July 22, 2013 - Power Outage Restoration - July 22, 2013
All power has been restored on the 500 block of Buena Vista Ave. The 33 minute outage affected approximately 140 customers. The cause of the outage was a mylar balloon.
July 13, 2013 - City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board Welcomes New Commissioner July 13, 2013 - City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board Welcomes New Commissioner
At its regular meeting on July 15, the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board welcomed a new member to the Board: Alameda resident Ann McCormick. Ms. McCormick was appointed to the Board by the City Council at its June 6 meeting.
July 5, 2013 - Brief Outage on Bay Farm Island July 5, 2013 - Brief Outage on Bay Farm Island
There was a brief power outage this morning on Bay Farm Island affecting approximately 5,000 customers.
July 2, 2013 - Flex Alert Issued for Northern California July 2, 2013 - Flex Alert Issued for Northern California
With temperatures soaring across California, the California Independent System Operator (ISO), the entity that monitors the electricity grid across the state, has issued a Flex Alert for July 2 in Northern California.
June 25, 2013 - Public Utilities Board Approves 2014 Budget June 25, 2013 - Public Utilities Board Approves 2014 Budget
At its regular meeting on June 24, the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) $64.8 million budget for fiscal year 2014.
June 25, 2013 - AMP Warns Customers of Telephone Scam June 25, 2013 - AMP Warns Customers of Telephone Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a telephone scam that has surfaced in Alameda today.
April 16, 2013 - Public Utilities Board Approves Rate Adjustment April 16, 2013 - Public Utilities Board Approves Rate Adjustment
The City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board (Board) voted 5-0 to approve the fourth year of Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) five-year rate adjustment plan for all customers.
April 15, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Announces 2013 Green Powerstar Award Winners April 15, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Announces 2013 Green Powerstar Award Winners
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced today the winners of its 2013 Green Powerstar Awards, which showcases innovative approaches to energy savings and greener power use by residents and businesses in the City of Alameda.
April 9, 2013 - AMP to Present Budget and Rate Adjustment Proposals on April 15 April 9, 2013 - AMP to Present Budget and Rate Adjustment Proposals on April 15
The public is invited to attend Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) budget workshop on Monday, April 15 at 4 p.m. in the Regina K. Stafford Room at the Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak Street.
April 4, 2013 - Recent Survey Ranks AMP among Top in State in Customer Satisfaction April 4, 2013 - Recent Survey Ranks AMP among Top in State in Customer Satisfaction
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) has received one of the top residential customer satisfaction ratings of electric utilities in the state, according to a recent survey conducted by RKS Research & Consulting.
April 2, 2013 - Electric Rate Changes Proposed for July 1 April 2, 2013 - Electric Rate Changes Proposed for July 1
At its April 15 meeting, the Public Utilities Board (Board) will consider a recommendation to increase electric rates for commercial and residential customers by an average of 3.25 percent effective July 1, 2013.
February 7, 2013 - AMP and CASA to Host Free Lighting Workshop on Feb. 27 February 7, 2013 - AMP and CASA to Host Free Lighting Workshop on Feb. 27
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) and Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) are sponsoring a free workshop on lighting options for the home on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Community Room A/B of the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda.
January 15, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Seeks Innovative Energy Savers January 15, 2013 - Alameda Municipal Power Seeks Innovative Energy Savers
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), in its ongoing commitment to helping its customers create energy efficient homes and businesses, announced the launch today of its annual Green Powerstar Awards Contest, which showcases innovative approaches to energy savings and greener power use.
January 2, 2013 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop on Jan. 28 January 2, 2013 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop on Jan. 28
The Public Utilities Board (PUB) will host its Annual Planning Workshop on Monday, Jan 28 at 3:30 p.m. at AMP’s Service Center, 2000 Grand St.
December 14, 2012 - AMP Warns Customers of New Telephone Scam (Update) December 14, 2012 - AMP Warns Customers of New Telephone Scam (Update)
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a telephone scam targeting its residential and business customers in Alameda.
November 20, 2012 - AMP Warns Customers of New Telephone Scam November 20, 2012 - AMP Warns Customers of New Telephone Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a telephone scam targeting businesses in Alameda.
October 22, 2012 - AMP to Host NCPA Commission Meetings on October 25, 2012 October 22, 2012 - AMP to Host NCPA Commission Meetings on October 25, 2012
Two NCPA Commission Meetings.
October 11, 2012 - Public Power is Good for our Community October 11, 2012 - Public Power is Good for our Community
Around the country, more and more communities are taking a look at the investor-owned utilities that serve them and deciding if a publicly owned electric utility might better meet the community’s long term goals.
October 1, 2012 - Marketplace Supports 100 Percent Renewable Energy from Alameda Municipal Power October 1, 2012 - Marketplace Supports 100 Percent Renewable Energy from Alameda Municipal Power
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is proud to welcome Marketplace to AMP’s new Alameda Green program, which enables customers to choose 100 percent renewable energy.
August 8, 2012 - AMP Customers Can Now Choose 100% Renewable Energy August 8, 2012 - AMP Customers Can Now Choose 100% Renewable Energy
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced today that it is offering a new renewable energy program, Alameda Green.
July 18, 2012 - Public Utilities Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Commissioner July 18, 2012 - Public Utilities Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Commissioner
At its regular meeting on July 16, the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board (PUB) elected its officers for the 2013 fiscal year. Mr. Gregory Hamm, Ph.D., P.E., was re-elected as president and Ms. Madeline Deaton was elected as vice president.
July 5, 2012 - Celebrating 125 Years of Community-Owned Electricity July 5, 2012 - Celebrating 125 Years of Community-Owned Electricity
There’s a book that sits on my desk titled Municipal Electric Light Plant, Alameda, California, Cash Book, 1908-1909.
June 26, 2012 - Public Utilities Board Adopts 2013 Budget June 26, 2012 - Public Utilities Board Adopts 2013 Budget
Last night the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) $57 million budget for fiscal year 2013.
June 24, 2012 - Power Restored at South Shore Center June 24, 2012 - Power Restored at South Shore Center
A power outage affecting a portion of South Shore Center occurred at 12:54 PM on Sunday afternoon.
June 20, 2012 - Get Plugged In at Civic Center Garage June 20, 2012 - Get Plugged In at Civic Center Garage
The City of Alameda and the Alameda Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new publicly accessible Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations on the first level of the Civic Center Garage, 1420 Oak Street.
June 14, 2012 - AMP Warns Customers of Telephone Scam June 14, 2012 - AMP Warns Customers of Telephone Scam
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is warning customers of a telephone scam that has surfaced in Alameda today.
June 11, 2012 - AMP Awards Ice Cream Contest Winner June 11, 2012 - AMP Awards Ice Cream Contest Winner
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) presented the prize to the winner of its Name the Ice Cream Contest last Friday at Tucker's Ice Cream.
May 24, 2012 - AMP Urges Customers To Be Aware of Utility Bill Scams May 24, 2012 - AMP Urges Customers To Be Aware of Utility Bill Scams
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is alerting customers to be aware of a scam that has impacted other utility customers in several states.
May 15, 2012 - AMP’s Solar Rebate Program a Success May 15, 2012 - AMP’s Solar Rebate Program a Success
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced today that it has become one of the first publicly owned utilities in the state to reserve all of its commercial solar rebate funding, proving that Alameda’s businesses are committed to sustainable power.
May 8, 2012 - AMP Website is Now Restored May 8, 2012 - AMP Website is Now Restored
Alameda Municipal Power's website has been fully restored after a routine backup of the system caused it to go down yesterday.
May 7, 2012 - AMP Website Temporarily Down May 7, 2012 - AMP Website Temporarily Down
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced today that its website was compromised on May 2 and links to outside sites were inserted within its web pages
April 19, 2012 - Alameda Municipal Power Announces 2012 Green Powerstar Winners April 19, 2012 - Alameda Municipal Power Announces 2012 Green Powerstar Winners
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) announced today the winners of its 2012 Green Powerstar Awards, which honor local businesses, residents, and youth who support energy efficiency, energy savings and greener power use.
April 17, 2012 - Public Utilities Board Approves Third Year of 5-Year Rate Adjustment Plan April 17, 2012 - Public Utilities Board Approves Third Year of 5-Year Rate Adjustment Plan
Last night at the regular meeting of the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board, the Board approved the third year of the five-year a rate adjustment plan for all customers.
April 16, 2012 - AMP Receives National Recognition for Providing Safe and Reliable Power April 16, 2012 - AMP Receives National Recognition for Providing Safe and Reliable Power
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is one of only 176 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn platinum Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) recognition from the American Public Power Association (APPA).
April 10, 2012 - AMP to Host Budget Workshop, Recommendation for Rate Adjustment Plan to Follow April 10, 2012 - AMP to Host Budget Workshop, Recommendation for Rate Adjustment Plan to Follow
The public is invited to attend Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) budget workshop on Monday, April 16 at 4 p.m. at the Alameda Main Library, 1550 Oak St.
March 30, 2012 - You Can Almost Taste It - AMP's Big Scoop! March 30, 2012 - You Can Almost Taste It - AMP's Big Scoop!
Your local ice cream parlor, Tucker’s Ice Cream, and your hometown electric company, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), are partnering to create a special commemorative ice cream in recognition of AMP's 125 years of service to the citizens and businesses of Alameda.
February 21, 2012 - Power Restored on February 20 February 21, 2012 - Power Restored on February 20
A power outage in Alameda occurred at approximately 12:00 PM on Monday, February 20th, affecting approximately 350 customers.
February 14, 2012 - Power Restored on Valentine's Day February 14, 2012 - Power Restored on Valentine's Day
A power outage in Alameda occurred at aprroximately 12:50 PM on Tuesday afternoon affecting approximately 40 customers.
February 1, 2012 - So Here's the Scoop! February 1, 2012 - So Here's the Scoop!
Your local ice cream parlor, Tucker’s Ice Cream, and your hometown electric company, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP), are partnering to create a special commemorative ice cream in recognition of AMP's 125 years of service to the citizens and businesses of Alameda.
January 27, 2012 - Power Restored to Alameda Neighborhood January 27, 2012 - Power Restored to Alameda Neighborhood
At 5:58 pm on Friday evening, power was restored for an estimated 82 customers in the general area of Cola Ballena and Tideway. The outage began approximately at 3:30 pm.
January 23, 2012 - The Path to a Bright Future January 23, 2012 - The Path to a Bright Future
Alameda Municipal Power’s Annual Strategic Planning Workshop is a time when the Public Utilities Board and staff discuss critical issues and opportunities that face the electric industry and the utility.
January 17, 2012 - Power Restored to Bay Farm Island Neighborhood January 17, 2012 - Power Restored to Bay Farm Island Neighborhood
The Planned Power Outage repairs in a neighborhood on Bay Farm Island have been completed as of 2:18 pm and the system is operating normally.
January 17, 2012 - Planned Power Outage - January 17, 2012 January 17, 2012 - Planned Power Outage - January 17, 2012
This morning, January 17, 2012, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) determined that repairs need to be made immediately to a small section of our distribution system on Bay Farm Island that delivers electricity to selected homes.
January 15, 2012 - Outage Restoration - January 15, 2012 January 15, 2012 - Outage Restoration - January 15, 2012
An electric outage in Alameda occurred at 5:06 PM on Sunday, January 15, affecting approximately125 customers. General boundries for the outage were from Island Drive to Camelia Drive.
January 10, 2012 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop on January 30th January 10, 2012 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop on January 30th
On Monday, January 30th, the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board will host a Special Meeting for the purpose of conducting its Annual Planning Workshop.
December 22, 2011 - Planned Power Outage - December 22, 2011 December 22, 2011 - Planned Power Outage - December 22, 2011
Power was restored to the west side of the 1500 block of Webster Street at approximately 5:15 pm on the evening of December 22, 2011.
December 16, 2011 - PUB to Discuss Opportunity for Short-Term Renewable Energy Sales December 16, 2011 - PUB to Discuss Opportunity for Short-Term Renewable Energy Sales
At its December 19th meeting, the Public Utilities Board (Board) will discuss a staff proposal on the potential short term sale of a portion of AMP’s renewable energy supply mix.
December 12, 2011 - Multifamily Property Owner Workshop on Energy Upgrade California December 12, 2011 - Multifamily Property Owner Workshop on Energy Upgrade California
On Tuesday, December 13th, you can gain significant energy savings and improve quality of life for residents through a free one stop shop and rebates.
December 5, 2011 - Outage Restoration - December 5, 2011 December 5, 2011 - Outage Restoration - December 5, 2011
An electric outage in Alameda occurred at 6:00 PM on Monday, December 5th, affecting approximately 120 customers.
December 1, 2011 - Two Outages in Alameda on November 30, 2011 December 1, 2011 - Two Outages in Alameda on November 30, 2011
Strong winds contributed to causing two power outages in Alameda the night of November 30, 2011.
November 29, 2011 - Renewable Energy Procurement Plan Approved at November 21, 2011 PUB Meeting November 29, 2011 - Renewable Energy Procurement Plan Approved at November 21, 2011 PUB Meeting
At its November 21, 2011 public meeting, the Public Utilities Board approved a revised Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy for the city’s electric utility, Alameda Municipal Power.
November 17, 2011 - Undergrounding on the November Public Utilities Board Agenda November 17, 2011 - Undergrounding on the November Public Utilities Board Agenda
At the November 21, 2011 meeting of the Alameda Municipal Power Public Utilities Board, there is a report on the consent calendar regarding the process of undergrounding utilities within Alameda.
November 17, 2011 - Investing in Our Future November 17, 2011 - Investing in Our Future
In this time of economic uncertainty, and the rapid evolution of technological advancements, there’s no sugar-coating it: Change is happening all around us and to thrive we must plan for, and invest in, our future.
November 2, 2011 - Do You Know About the New Incandescent Standards? November 2, 2011 - Do You Know About the New Incandescent Standards?
The Federal government has released new standards for incandescent light bulbs, beginning with banning the traditional 100 watt bulb.
October 13, 2011 - Commercial Lighting Pilot Program Kick-Off Meeting for Contractors on October 19 October 13, 2011 - Commercial Lighting Pilot Program Kick-Off Meeting for Contractors on October 19
Come join us for a kick off meeting and learn how we are making energy efficient lighting retrofit program participation faster, easier and more cost-effective for both contractors and customers.
October 12, 2011 - Renewable Energy Procurement Plan Proposed for November 21, 2011 October 12, 2011 - Renewable Energy Procurement Plan Proposed for November 21, 2011
On April 12, 2011, Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 1X2, establishing a new Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) of 33% by 2020 for all load serving entities in California.
October 5, 2011 - Alameda Free Library Solar Energy System and Energy Education Kiosk Unveiled October 5, 2011 - Alameda Free Library Solar Energy System and Energy Education Kiosk Unveiled
City of Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore, accompanied by members of the City Council, Public Utilities Board, and Library Board, will unveil and dedicate a new roof-top solar energy system and an accompanying energy education kiosk at the Alameda Free Library, located at 1550 Oak Street, at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 6, 2011.
July 8, 2011 - Brief Outage Affects Central Alameda July 8, 2011 - Brief Outage Affects Central Alameda
Approximately 2,500 Alameda Municipal Power customers lost power briefly this morning when, it is believed, Mylar balloons crossed lines.
May 19, 2011 - Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against City of Alameda in Telecom Litigation May 19, 2011 - Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against City of Alameda in Telecom Litigation
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has granted a summary judgment in favor of the City of Alameda on the $15 million in claims brought against it by two major investors in the City's previously owned telecommunications system.
April 19, 2011 - PUB Approves Rate Adjustment April 19, 2011 - PUB Approves Rate Adjustment
Last night at the regular meeting of the City of Alameda's Public Utilities Board, the Board approved an overall rate adjustment where the average residential customer can expect to see a $1.92 increase in their monthly bill and commercial customer impacts will vary depending on use.
April 14, 2011 - Probable Cause of April 5 Outage April 14, 2011 - Probable Cause of April 5 Outage
AMP's investigation of an outage affecting 15,000 customers April 5 has revealed that a squirrel crossed lines in the vicinity of Oak Street and Lincoln Avenue, resulting in the operation of system protective equipment.
April 11, 2011 - PUB to Host Finance and Budget Workshop, Rate Proposal to Follow April 11, 2011 - PUB to Host Finance and Budget Workshop, Rate Proposal to Follow
The City of Alameda's Public Utilities Board will host its Annual Planning Workshop - Finance and Budget next Monday, April 18, at 6:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers, City Hall.
April 5, 2011 - Outage Under Investigation April 5, 2011 - Outage Under Investigation
Alameda, California, April 5, 2011 - Power was restored within 12 minutes to the approximate 15,000 Alameda Municipal Power customers affected by an outage this morning.
January 19, 2011 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop January 19, 2011 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop
On Monday, January 31, the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board will host a Special Meeting for the purpose of conducting its Annual Planning Workshop.
January 7, 2011 - Outage Affects 6,800 Alamedans January 7, 2011 - Outage Affects 6,800 Alamedans
Alameda, Calif., January 7, 2011, 6:29 a.m. – Power has been restored to approximately 6,800 Alamedans affected by an electrical outage this morning.
July 21, 2010 - AMP Refinancing Approved, Credit Upgraded July 21, 2010 - AMP Refinancing Approved, Credit Upgraded
At its meeting July 20, the Alameda City Council and the Alameda Public Financing Authority approved a refinancing of two Alameda Municipal Power revenue bond series.
July 20, 2010 - Public Utilities Board Elects Officers July 20, 2010 - Public Utilities Board Elects Officers
At its regular meeting Monday evening, the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board elected its officers for the 2011 Fiscal Year.
June 28, 2010 - PUB Adopts 2011 Budget, Adjusts Rates June 28, 2010 - PUB Adopts 2011 Budget, Adjusts Rates
The City of Alameda Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s Fiscal Year 2011 budget which includes a 3.7% overall rate adjustment effective July 1.
June 24, 2010 - Planning for a Steady and Sustainable Future June 24, 2010 - Planning for a Steady and Sustainable Future
It’s been a busy year so far. At its Annual Planning Workshop the City’s Public Utilities Board discussed major initiatives, priorities, critical issues, risks and opportunities facing our electric utility.
June 22, 2010 - Alameda Municipal Power Receives National Award for Energy Innovation June 22, 2010 - Alameda Municipal Power Receives National Award for Energy Innovation
Alameda Municipal Power received the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Energy Innovator Award at the association’s National Conference in Orlando, Fla.
April 12, 2010 - PUB to Host Budget Workshop April 12, 2010 - PUB to Host Budget Workshop
The City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board will host its Annual Budget Workshop on Monday, April 19, at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers, City Hall.
March 9, 2010 - City of Alameda Prevails on Almost All of Vectren's Telecom Claims March 9, 2010 - City of Alameda Prevails on Almost All of Vectren's Telecom Claims
Concluding a three-week trial in the federal court litigation brought against the City of Alameda by Vectren Communications Services, an eight-member jury rendered a unanimous verdict yesterday afternoon in favor of the City on all but one of Vectren's claims.
January 21, 2010 - Strengthening the Island's Power Base January 21, 2010 - Strengthening the Island's Power Base
Last January, soon after deciding to sell the telecom business, the Public Utilities Board set a new course for the City’s municipal utility.
January 19, 2010 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop January 19, 2010 - PUB to Host Annual Planning Workshop
On next Monday, January 25, the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board will host a Special Meeting for the purpose of conducting its Annual Planning Workshop.
January 15, 2010 - Power Project Receives National Award January 15, 2010 - Power Project Receives National Award
Alameda Municipal Power announced today that one of its power resources has received an award of Project of the Year from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
December 9, 2009 - Alameda Receives $640,600 Grant for Energy Efficiency and Conservation December 9, 2009 - Alameda Receives $640,600 Grant for Energy Efficiency and Conservation
The City of Alameda has been awarded a $640,600 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant to further energy-efficiency and conservation initiatives in Alameda.
November 5, 2009 - Harbor Bay is Now a Brighter and More Energy Efficient Place November 5, 2009 - Harbor Bay is Now a Brighter and More Energy Efficient Place
The Community of Harbor Bay is now a brighter and more energy-efficient place to be, thanks to the installation of its new advanced-technology LED parking area lighting.
October 20, 2009 - AMP Restores Power in 30 Minutes October 20, 2009 - AMP Restores Power in 30 Minutes
Electric service to approximately 5,000 Bay Farm Island customers was interrupted briefly this afternoon.
September 14, 2009 -  Pole Fire Results in Power Outage September 14, 2009 - Pole Fire Results in Power Outage
An electrical fire on a utility pole was the cause of a power outage affecting approximately 2,800 Alameda Municipal Power customers east of Pearl Street on Saturday afternoon.
July 28, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Elects Officers July 28, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Elects Officers
At its regular meeting on July 20th, the City of Alameda's Public Utilities Board elected officers for the 2010 Fiscal Year.
June 15, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Adopts Fiscal 2010 AMP Budget June 15, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Adopts Fiscal 2010 AMP Budget
At its regular meeting on June 15, the Public Utilities Board approved Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) Fiscal Year 2010 budget.
January 28, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Takes Action to Change Utility Name January 28, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Takes Action to Change Utility Name
At its meeting Monday, January 26, Alameda's PublicUtilities Board voted to change the name of the utility to ALAMEDA MUNICIPAL POWER (AMP).
January 16, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Considers Utility Name Change January 16, 2009 - Public Utilities Board Considers Utility Name Change
At the January 15 Public Utilities Board Annual Planning Workshop, the Board discussed renaming the community's municipal electric utility, Alameda Power & Telecom.
January 6, 2009 - Public Utilities Board to Host Annual Planning Workshop January 6, 2009 - Public Utilities Board to Host Annual Planning Workshop
On next Thursday, January 15, the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board will host a Special Meeting for the purpose of conducting its Annual Planning Workshop.