The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has launched a clean energy program which is currently the nation's largest rooftop solar Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program, enabling hundreds of building owners to create solar power plants on their rooftops and sell solar power back to the Utility's power grid. Building owners receive a fixed revenue stream from LADWP for the energy that they produce for a period of 20 years. The end goal of the program is to generate 150 megawatts of renewable solar energy which is enough to power over 43,000 homes.
The program has been in place since January 11, 2013 when the Board of Water and Power Commissioners approved the first component of the 150 MW FIT Program. The Program goal is to encourage renewable energy development within the Los Angeles Basin and to help meet the 33% Renewable Portfolio Standard mandate by December 31, 2020. LADWP announced its final allocation in of the program in February 2015.
Applications for the FIT Program are open to all Eligible Renewable Energy Resources ranging in size from 30 kW to 3 MW. The Program will be distributed into five (5) semi-annual allocations. The first three allocations will be 20 MW in size. The fourth and fifth allocations will be 15 MW and 25 MW, respectively.
Projects must be located within LADWP’s electric service territory. A map and a list of cities that comprise this area can be found below.
For more information about the LADWP Feed-in Tariff Program, please call us or visit www.ladwp.com/fit.
In order to participate in the LADWP Feed-in Tariff Program your property must be within the LADWP service territory. Refer to the map or the list of 87 cities that comprise this area. If you have available roof space within this area, we can quickly let you know the size of the solar system that will fit on your roof and hence the revenue stream you can expect by participating in this program.
All projects below between 30 kW-AC to 150 kW-AC were categorized by LADWP as Small Projects
There are two scenarios under which you can participate in this program to generate unbeatable returns:
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