15 Apr '12, 6pm

Los Angeles Approves CLEAN L.A Solar FIT Program: Los Angeles Approves CLEAN L.A Solar FIT Program Los Angeles’

Los Angeles’ City Council recently approved plans for the CLEAN LA Solar program , which would create a 150 megawatt feed-in tariff for the city, making it the largest city in the country, so far, to adopt a FiT. Now it’s up to the Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to implement it. The news was heralded by the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC), which is advocating for the FiT . “The Los Angeles Business Council is delighted by today’s unanimous vote, which is a momentous step toward a more sustainable economy in Los Angeles,” said Mary Leslie, President of LABC. “The CLEAN LA Solar program will supply renewable energy at a reasonable cost while spurring private investment, creating high-quality jobs, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and helping the city and state meet renewable power requirements. The LABC has led a citywide coalition of business organizations, non...

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