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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 […]

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Alameda Municipal Power to Refurbish Headquarters Building

Alameda Municipal Power’s headquarters at 2000 Grand Street was built in the late 1980s. The utility says the building is showing its age and is due for a makeover.

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Alameda Municipal Power Says Nuveen Lawsuit Dismissed

Alameda Municipal Power and the City of Alameda announced yesterday that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has dismissed a more than $15 million lawsuit against the City for losses that investors incurred with the demise of the electric utility’s cable TV and Internet access division.

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Alameda Power Out

Power was out across Alameda this afternoon, apparently due to the weather. The second outage lasted about an hour, with power returning at around 7:45 p.m. Action Alameda News asked Alameda Municipal Power for an update on how many residents were affected and for how long. Earlier, at around 12:30 p.m., in an un-related incident, […]

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Alameda Municipal Power to Raise Electric Rates

Alameda Municipal Power will raise electricity rates 3.7% effective July 1, 2010, following approval of next-year’s budget by the City of Alameda Public Utilities Board.

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Positions are available on Alameda City Boards and Commissions

By Erica Madison

Currently Alameda City has eighteen positions available for eligible Alameda residents.

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City of Alameda to Respond to Google Fiber for Communities RFI

Update: March 11, 8:45am – An Alameda Municipal Power representative told Action Alameda News that if the City of Alameda decides not to appeal in the Vectren case, and let the jury judgement stand, the $1.9 million settlement would come from AMP reserves, not from an insurance claim.

In a statement released today, the City […]

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Alameda Municipal Power in no Hurry to Get a Bloom Box

The Bloom Box, from Bloom Energy in Sunnyvale is generating a lot of hype with its fuel cell design and promise to generate “energy anywhere” with few emissions. But Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) isn’t rushing to buy one yet.

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Google Wants Pilot Cities to Test Ultra-Fast Broadband Service

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is soliciting for pilot cities to participate in an ultra-high speed Google Internet service trial with select municipalities. Google says that they will pay for it, and it will provide Internet speeds at 1Gbps – 100 times (or more) faster than your home Internet connection you may […]

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Alameda Municipal Power Receives Federal Grant for Energy Efficiency

Yesterday, Alameda Municipal Power announced that they had been awarded a federal grant for energy efficiency and energy conservation. Here is the full text of the release.

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