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Glenn Steiger Appointed General Manager of Alameda Municipal Power

City Manager John Russo has appointed Glenn Stieger to run Alameda Municipal Power. (Courtesy photo.)

Alameda City Manager John Russo announced the appointment today of Glenn Stieger, currently deputy general manager for an Arizona utility, as general manager for Alameda Municipal Power.

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Rob Bonta’s Curious Vote on Electricity Community Choice Bill

A bill is winding its way through the California Senate this week, an assembly bill that opponents say favors PG&E over community choice electricity programs. Local California assembly member Rob Bonta’s affirmative vote on the bill in late May is being questioned, and seems curious given his path to the capitol through city hall in [...]

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Alameda Municipal Power On Track to Lose Money

Alameda Municipal Power revenue may not meet expenses next year. (File Photo)

Budget documents for Monday’s Public Utilities Board meeting suggest that Alameda Municipal Power will suffer a loss for the current fiscal year which ends June 30th, and that revenue may not meet expenses in the forthcoming 2015 fiscal year, which begins July 1.

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Powerbox Art Program to Beautify Utility Cabinets

Alameda Municipal Power is asking for submissions to beautify downtown utility cabinets. (Alameda Municipal Power)

Alameda Municipal Power is coordinating a project to beautify downtown utility cabinets with community-submitted artwork.

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Upcoming City Council, Alameda Municipal Power Meetings

Alameda City Hall West. (File photo)

Alameda City Hall watchers will be busy next week with back-to-back meetings of the Public Utilities Board, which oversees Alameda Municipal Power, and Alameda City Council.

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Public Utilities Board Meets Monday Night

The City of Alameda Public Utilities Board meets on Monday night. (File Photo)

The City of Alameda Public Utilities Board, which oversees city-owned Alameda Municipal Power, will meet Monday evening. Among the topics to be discussed is an update on a streetlight conversion program.

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Ron Stassi Appointed Interim General Manager for Alameda Municipal Power

Ron Stassi has been appointed Interim General Manager for Alameda Municipal Power.

Alameda City Manager John Russo has appointed Ronald Stassi as Interim General Manager for Alameda Municipal Power. Stassi will take the helm January 2, 2014; he held a similar role with the utility in 2006/2007.

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Wind Causes Alameda Power Outages

Rebecca Irwin of Alameda Municipal Power confirmed three power outages in Alameda last night, due to the wind, telling Action Alameda News by email, “It was definitely a windy night. We had three outages. Two were small, affecting 94 customers in the area of Versailles. The first outage lasted 9 minutes; the second lasted 26 [...]

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City Claims Victory in Alameda Power and Telecom Lawsuit

A federal appeals court affirmed a decision in favor of the City of Alameda in a lawsuit field by investors who put money up to fund a municipal entry into the cable television business. (File Photo)

Last week the City of Alameda claimed victory in a lawsuit originally filed in 2008 against Alameda Power and [...]

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Public Utilities Board Approves $64.8 million Budget for Alameda Municipal Power

The City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board has approved a $64.8 million budget for Alameda Municipal Power for the upcoming year.(File Photo)

Earlier this week, the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board approved a $64.8 million budget for Alameda Municipal Power, the city-owned electric utility.

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