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  • ... Commons/Creative Commons License   According to ReWire's pal Molly Peterson over at KPCC, Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be "signing papers" in the coming weeks that will ... to Peterson, the audience greeted Villaraigosa's news with surprise. The city's coal habit has been the topic of a ...
  • L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that the city of Los Angeles is phasing out use ... sell LADWP power from a natural gas-fired plant. DWP will be selling its stake in the Navajo Generating Station in Arizona, which ...
  • ... Reid Gardner Power Plant, discussed earlier on reWire , which looms over the Moapa Paiute reservation and has been implicated ... plan, the final shutdown of Reid Gardner's Unit 4 would be moved forward from 2023 to 2017. Units 1 through 3, at 100 megawatts each ... capacity in the state. Around 600 megawatts of that will be renewables of some kind, with the rest made up of natural ...
  • ... phase, almost 30 megawatts of potential solar that could be getting built under the program isn't even on the drawing board.   ... block   LADWP will have to speed that process up to wean itself off power imported from ...
  • ... dirty coal plants for new and dirty gas plants would be a costly error when so much free sunshine falls on our homes and ... solar power -- and the broader clean energy transition -- will be crucial not only for Los Angeles and California, but also for the ...
  • ... in June by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar -- welcome news to many in the Moapa Band of Paiutes, who hoped the plant would help ... Road's lease will alleviate that disappointment somewhat.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... are sending messages to the energy industry powers-that- be on Tuesday, and that message is "we want change." On Tuesday, the Los ... number of extreme heat days in our Valley neighborhoods will likely quadruple, which will cause energy bill spikes for our ...
  • ... tops a list of five projects of California investor-owned utilities singled out for criticism by the Sierra Club as expensive and ... using those newfangled computer machines of which ReWire has heard. The list was released by the Sierra Club's "My ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... made it as official as can be : the City of Los Angeles will derive none of its electrical power from coal 12 years from now. The ... Club Executive Director Michael Brune joined Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to mark the nation's largest public utility's commitment to ...

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