Skip to comments.DWP rates may rise between 8% and 28% to pay for mayor's green initiatives (Los Angeles)
Posted on 03/17/2010 9:00:01 AM PDT by Nachum
The hike would pay for more aggressive conservation programs and a solar plan designed to create 16,000 jobs as well as cover the fluctuating price of coal and natural gas.
Households that get their power from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power could see their electric bills go up between 8.8% and 28.4%, depending on where they live and how much energy they use, under a plan unveiled Monday by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
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Being “Green” is going to cost everyone BIGTIME.
I’m seriously thinking about getting my government subsidized solar panels while there’s still money in the system.
It’s a perverse system though, when I, an upper middle class homeowner, am being subsidized to buy solar panels by all the millions of lower income rate payers that may never be able to afford them and whose utility rates will see no relief because of it. Shameful, really.
“Nobody’s denying that this is a big increase”....
Great! you’re good at math?.....F.U.!
Yeah more crap from Tony Villar