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DWP is still slow to turn on home solar energy systems
DWP is still slow to turn on home solar energy systems

When Gerry Hans remodeled his Hollywood Hills home, he chose green options such as landscaping with native plants, a system to recycle gray water and a $40,000 rooftop solar installation to provide electricity to the home. The solar panels were installed in January, but they haven't pushed a single electron into the house: Hans is still waiting for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to install a meter and turn it on. "Last I heard, it was supposed to get turned on this week," Hans said last week. As of Thursday, he still had no luck. "It doesn't seem to ever happen." Despite promises by the DWP to speed up the process, some frustrated...

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