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DWP board approves water rate hike to fix aging pipes

Published: 
Wed, 12/16/2015 (All day)

The board that oversees the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on Tuesday approved the utility’s plan to increase water rates about 4.7% each year over the next five years.

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DWP watchdog warns high cost comes with L.A.'s coal-free plan

Published: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:30pm
Category: 
Energy

Weeks after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated his plan to move the city off of coal-fired energy, a city watchdog has attached a giant price tag to the initiative.

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DWP will allow customers to sell back excess solar energy

Published: 
Tue, 01/15/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

The so-called feed-in-tariff program would pay customers 17 cents per kilowatt hour for energy produced on their own equipment.

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Solar power producers hesitate to embrace new DWP program

Published: 
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 11:21pm

By Catherine Saillant, Los Angeles Times

Storm clouds hovered over the San Fernando Valley, but businessman Jack Engel was smiling as he pointed to a row of solar inverters at one of two commercial warehouses he owns in Sun Valley. Power was being generated despite the weather, no problem.