Los Angeles Utility Goes for Local Solar with 100 MW Feed-In Tariff

Date: 3 Apr 2013 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Officially launched in January after years of development, a new CLEAN (feed-in tariff) program from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (the city’s municipal electric utility) promises 100 MW of new local renewable energy by 2016.  In absolute size, … Read More

Los Angeles Requires Economic Impact Studies for Supercenters

Date: 17 Aug 2004 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

After months of debate on the consequences of big-box development, the Los Angeles City Council this month enacted a law that requires supercenters to undergo an economic impact analysis before being approved. The law applies to retail stores larger than 100,000 square feet that devote more than 10 percent of their floor space to food and that are seeking to locate in economic assistance zones. … Read More

Los Angeles May Require Big Boxes to Pay Higher Wages

Date: 1 Jul 2003 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Hundreds of residents have attended hearings held by the Los Angeles City Council’s Economic Development and Employment Committee on ways to mitigate the negative effects of supercenters on the community. Supercenters are massive stores, primarily operated by Target and Wal-Mart, that combine general merchandise with a full supermarket.… Read More