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Palmdale to ponder power program

PALMDALE — The City Council will decide tonight whether to proceed with forming a Community Choice Aggregation pro­gram, in the hopes that the program may give it the ability to provide elec­tric­ity to residents at lower rates by negotiating power pur­­chases directly with en­er­gy producers, instead of Southern Cal­ifornia Ed­ison. The meeting begins at 7 […]

Community Choice Energy Meeting Looks to Establish JPA for Power in South OC

Members of the South Orange County Community Choice Alliance, along with Surfrider Foundation, hosted an informational meeting about community choice energy (CCE) on Thursday, March 7, at the Dana Point Tennis Club. The movement has gained momentum in the past few years throughout the state of California, which is to provide options to residents about […]

Tesla & Pasadena Will Cooperate To Build Largest Fast Charging Facility In Western US

Convergence. It’s what happens when two competing ideas begin to merge. For the past 7 years, Tesla has been going it alone when it comes to building charging infrastructure for the electric cars is produces. Its Supercharger locations were dedicated solely to Tesla drivers. If you drove a LEAF or a Chevy Bolt, you were […]

Los Angeles to Combine Food Waste, Biosolids for Massive Energy Project

Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD) is tapping into existing infrastructure at its wastewater treatment plant to be able to process food waste and convert it to renewable power or transportation fuel. Organics will be processed at its Puente Hills materials recovery facility (MRF), where contaminants will be removed, and a slurry will be created, […]

After Los Angeles’ decision not to repower 3 gas plants, Glendale officials urged to follow suit at Grayson

On Feb. 12, one day after the city of Los Angeles abandoned its plan to rebuild three coastal power plants, environmentalist Dan Brotman urged Glendale city officials at the end of a five-hour council meeting to take heed. “We all understand this is going to be very challenging for Los Angeles, and no doubt there are risks, […]

PermaCity installs 2.6-MW commercial rooftop solar array in Sun Valley

Los Angeles City Councilmember Nury Martinez flipped the switch on the largest rooftop solar interconnection in Sun Valley on Feb. 28. The installation is the latest building to take advantage of the CLEAN LA Solar program — also known as the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) Feed-in Tariff (FiT) program — which […]

The Author of California’s 100% Clean Energy Law Sets Sights on Local Leadership

Former California Senator Kevin de León is back in campaign mode after announcing this month he will vie for a city council seat in Los Angeles, and is continuing to center environmental issues among his core policy interests. Speaking at a University of California-Berkeley energy summit on Friday, de León expounded on environmental racism and […]

A Big Step Forward in Debate Over LA’s Clean Energy Future

Mayor Eric Garcetti reaffirmed Los Angeles’ commitment to securing a carbon- and pollution-free energy future for Angelenos in a groundbreaking announcement today that the nation’s largest municipal utility will not be moving forward with a controversial plan to rebuild three of its natural gas plants. The announcement related to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power […]

How will L.A. replace three gas plants that Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to shut down?

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti thrilled environmentalists and public health advocates with his announcement that the Department of Water and Power won’t spend billions of dollars rebuilding three gas-fired power plants along the coast. But now the hard work starts: figuring out how to replace the three facilities without raising energy prices or increasing the […]

Los Angeles ditches plan to invest billions in fossil fuels, Mayor Eric Garcetti says

Los Angeles is abandoning a plan to spend billions of dollars rebuilding three natural gas power plants along the coast, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday, in a move to get the city closer to its goal of 100% renewable energy and improve air quality in highly polluted communities. The mayor’s decision marks an abrupt change […]