Alameda Municipal Power (formerly Alameda Power & Telecom) is a municipal utility serving the City of Alameda, California. Founded in 1887, it provides electricity to approximately 34,000 residential, commercial, and municipal customers.
Known as being "The Greenest Little Utility in America," over 80% of Alameda Municipal Power's portfolio consists of renewable resources, including geothermal, hydroelectric, landfill gas, wind, and solar facilities.
Alameda residents pay no premium for this renewable power, and electric rates are typically lower than in surrounding communities. Alameda Municipal Power utility also provides a revenue stream to the City of Alameda, supporting municipal services and economic development efforts.
As Alameda Power & Telecom, the utility previously provided Cable TV and high-speed Internet services to city residents; their system was acquired by Comcast on November 21, 2008.