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On the Way to 1 Million Solar Roofs: Los Angelenos Can’t Get Enough Solar Power

October 22nd, 2012 | by Andrew

Applications to install rooftop solar PV systems continue to pour in to LA Water & Power. Some 22 megawatts worth and counting of rooftop solar power capacity have been added in the last fiscal year. The country's largest publicly owned utility has also been signing long-term power purchase agreements with utility-scale solar power project developers.


$50 Million for Clean Energy, Energy & Water Efficiency via California County’s Residential PACE Program

September 30th, 2012 | by Andrew

Western Riverside County and California are leading the way forward in providing innovative financing for homeowners to carry out clean energy, energy and water efficiency renovations and retrofits. $50mm in HERO Program projects have been approved, which is projected to create as many as 4,000 local green contractor jobs, as well as enabling homeowners to reduce their energy and water bills, which in turn's going to take a big bite out of the county and state's electricity and water usage, carbon and greenhouse gas emissions


California Public–Private Partnership Launches Nation’s Largest Commercial PACE Clean Energy/Energy & Water Efficiency Financing Program

September 21st, 2012 | by Andrew

14 California counties and 126 cities have launched the first state-wide and the nation's largest PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program, which aims to boost clean energy use, as well as energy and water efficiency for commercial property owners. The landmark program stands to boost local economies, create jobs, and yield savings for consumers while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy, and water consumption.



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