Los Angeles will be receiving power from geothermal energy sources

Geothermal Energy Hot Spring

LADWP forms agreement to make use of geothermal energy The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has formed a new agreement to make use of geothermal energy. This is expected to help Los Angeles accomplish its environmental goals within the coming years. By 2025, the city intends to become coal-free, relying completely on renewable energy. The agreement to acquire geothermal energy was approved by the City Council and finally signed by Mayor Eric Garcetti shortly thereafter. Geothermal energy will be coming from projects in Nevada Per the agreement,…

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Alternative energy news: Los Angeles activates first feed-in tariff backed solar system

Alternative energy news - California solar energy

California again makes alternative energy news for its support of solar power Six months ago, the City of Los Angeles introduced the largest solar energy feed-in tariff in the U.S. The initiative was meant to provide financial support for solar energy, with city officials believing that this support would spur the adoption of solar power among residents and businesses. For the past several months, the particulars of the feed-in tariff initiative have been being fine tuned and various solar energy projects have been going through the process of receiving funding…

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Renewable energy enters the limelight in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Renewable Energy

Los Angeles looks to lean on renewable energy more heavily in the future California has long been a strong advocate for sustainability and the use of renewable energy, but Los Angeles is beginning to take more aggressive steps toward reducing its impact on the environment and fighting climate change. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is expected to sign two new agreements that will help the city break away from coal by 2025. These agreements will put more emphasis on the use of renewable energy and will move the city toward…

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Nation’s largest utility company shows more support for energy efficiency

Geothermal energy leads to savings

California utility adopts new budget plan The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) has announced the adoption of a new annual budget, which will have the utility power company investing a large amount of money into energy efficiency. The LADWP is the nation’s largest public utility company, a status that gives it a fair amount of clout and attention. The adoption of the energy budget plan is being considered a major step forward in terms of energy efficiency and the company believes that it could bring serious financial…

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