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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • DWP customers to weigh in on proposed electric rate hike

     
    Customers of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power get their first chance Thursday to weigh in on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's latest plan for hiking electric rates. The DWP commission, whose five members are appointed by Villaraigosa, will meet.....
  • L.A. council moves to review electric rate hike plan

     
    Seven members of the Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to conduct their own review of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s latest plan to raise electric rates at the Department of Water and Power. One day after the DWP board approved the......
  • On the market: Solar homes [Update]

     
    A plan unveiled Monday by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa proposing a $2.50-per-month rate hike as of April 1 for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power energy consumers could result in electric bills rising 8.8% to 28.4% over the next year.......
  • Villaraigosa warns of bankruptcy if L.A. City Council blocks electricity rate hike

     
    Facing resistance from the City Council over his renewable-energy plans, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has warned that any attempt to overturn higher electricity rates approved last week by the Department of Water and Power board would throw...
  • Villaraigosa's electricity rate hike rejected -- for now

     
    The Los Angeles City Council on Friday rejected Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s plan for boosting electric rates, sending the proposal back to the Department of Water and Power even as members promised to continue working on an alternative plan next week.....
  • Mayor calls on L.A. council to approve first of four electricity rate increases

     
    Days after City Council members balked at his plan for boosting Department of Water and Power electricity rates, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday threw his weight behind Councilman Richard Alarcon’s plan to approve the first of four...
  • Poll: DWP rate increases and renewable energy

     
    The Times' editorial board on Monday gave its thumbs-down to the L.A. Department of Water and Power's and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's proposal to increase electricity rates by between 8% and 28% over the next year. The problem the editorial board had...
  • L.A. City Council backs increases in electric rates [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday recommended raising electric rates paid by L.A. homeowners and businesses, capping months of debate. The move would raise the rate paid by residents by 4.5% and the rate paid by businesses by roughly......
  • Divided council backs electric rate hike, but less than mayor wanted

     
    A deeply divided Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday backed increases in electric rates, acknowledging that they will be painful for customers but insisting that the hikes are needed to maintain the Department of Water and Power’s financial health. The....
  • DWP board to vote on electric rate increase

     
    A plan for boosting electric rates by 4.5% could go into effect Thursday if the Department of Water and Power board gives the go-ahead. The board’s 4:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday comes one day after the City Council mustered eight votes......
  • Some in L.A. pleased that electricity rate hikes have stalled

     
    While City Hall scrambled Thursday after the City Council effectively killed the mayor's proposed electricity rate hike, some residents expressed relief that the increase was being put off -- at least for now. "The city has no conscience. This is......