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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FiT Program wins approval in Los Angeles

Fit Program Solar Energy Los Angeles

FiT Program approved by Department of Water and Power The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has adopted a new feed-in tariff program, called the FiT Program, that focuses on solar energy. The program was pushed heavily by Vote Solar, a non-profit organization that works to derail climate change and promote the use of solar energy. The feed-in tariff is designed to help spur the adoption of solar energy systems by providing adopters with financial incentives and a chance to sell any surplus energy their systems generate to the…

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Solar energy from a new source for Los Angeles

Solar Energy Los Angeles

Los Angeles to receive solar energy from Moapa Band of the Paiute California has long been known as a beacon of alternative energy for the U.S., but its largest city, Los Angeles, has heavily relied on fossil-fuels. That may change, as the City Council has approved a new purchase agreement with K Road Moapa Solar, a solar energy project located in the Moapa Band of the Paiute in Nevada. The agreement encompasses a 25-year deal that will funnel clean electricity to Los Angeles. The deal could have major economic implications…

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