The L.A. City Council approved a pilot plan Tuesday to let the Department of Water and Power buy back solar energy from property owners who have installed solar panels on their homes and businesses.
The power will be purchased through a "feed-in tariff" program, and the city is expected to sign con ... More >>
DWP: Watch out, it's alive and it wants your wallet.Shame on Los Angeles residents for conserving water. The Department of Water and Power (a widely hated agency, but also a public utility owned by all 4 million Angelenos) plans to slap everyone with a $5 per mo charge. Why? We hurt DWP's bot ... More >>
Via Daily BreezeDWP general manager Ron Nichols: the customer is always wrong. Ron Nichols is getting off to an ugly start as chief of DWP, the widely hated utility monopoly, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
KNBC-4's Ana Garcia reports that general manager Ron Nichols allowed ... More >>
AEG CEO Tim Leiweke: He's got downtown Los Angeles in his hands*Well, technically just in downtown Los Angeles, but that's where all the big players make all their big decisions anyway, right? Just ask a pissed-off Daily News outsider in the Valley.
Jon Regardie at the LA Downtown News knows ... More >>
City Councilman Paul Krekorian changed his position on DWP power play since last weekUpdated throughout. Originally posted at 2:34 p.m.
Jesus, guys -- we thought the vote would at least be close.
Then again, we should have known. Caving to a long history of bullish pressure from the Departm ... More >>