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Powering Los Angeles with renewable energy

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The City of Los Angeles is nearly two thirds of the way towards its goal of generating a third of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020; cities around the world can glean valuable technical, economic and political lessons from its experience.

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Acknowledgements

We acknowledge Romel Pascual, Jonathan Parfrey, James Barner, William Glauz, Cindy Parsons, Mark Sedlacek and the LADWP Integrated Resource Planning team.

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  1. City of Los Angeles, 200 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA

    • Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa
    •  & Varun Sivaram
  2. Department of Physics, Oxford University, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3LB, UK

    • Varun Sivaram
  3. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, 111 North Hope Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA

    • Ron Nichols

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