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July 22, 2020
AMP Earns Statewide Honors for Programs Serving Business Customers
ALAMEDA, CA – Alameda Municipal Power has received a first-place, statewide award for a program that helps island businesses save energy and money.
The California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) honored AMP’s Energy Plus program with a 2020 Resource Efficiency & Community Service Award. AMP received the award in the energy programs category for medium-sized utilities. CMUA’s awards competition recognizes community-owned utilities for outstanding projects advancing best practices and innovative ideas in the industry.
Energy Plus provides commercial customers with a one-stop shop and substantial rebates for lighting, refrigeration, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning upgrades. Depending on the retrofit, the rebates can cover up to 90% of the project cost for participating businesses.
“AMP thanks its business customers for participating in Energy Plus and ensuring its success,” AMP General Manager Nico Procos said. “We are thrilled by the opportunity to help customers save money and protect the environment.”
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is a department of the city of Alameda that has served residents and businesses for 133 years. AMP provides 100% clean energy to more than 34,000 customers at rates that average 20 percent below neighboring communities.
The California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) represents 73 publicly owned electric utilities and water agencies statewide. Together, CMUA members provide water service to 70 percent of Californians and electric service to 25 percent of the state. For more information, please visit www.cmua.org