02 Sep '11, 6am

#Solar in california gets big again in Los Angeles

#Solar in california gets big again in Los Angeles

Under a plan approved by the Board of Water and Power Commissioners, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will relaunch its Solar Incentive Program (SIP) next month with double the budget for the next three years, a faster and more transparent customer experience, and revised incentive levels that are more in line with market pricing and allow greater participation. LADWP will resume accepting applications for solar incentives starting Sept. 1, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. The new SIP guidelines incorporate public input received during workshops last month. The program had been placed on temporary hold April 9, as the demand for incentives was far outpacing the available budget by about 3 to 1. The suspension was initiated to catch up with a backlog of applications and solar inspections; increase customer education to address safety concerns; gain input on improvin...

Full article: http://www.solardaily.com/reports/LADWP_To_Relaunch_Solar...

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