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En los Noticieros: ¿Por qué la red eléctrica de Los Ángeles tiene más riesgo esta temporada de incendios?

Shanon McNary de KPCC reporta sobre las anticipadas escaseces de gas natural y la posibilidad de incendios forestales y sus efectos en la fiabilidad eléctrica de la región.

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EN LOS NOTICIEROS: Ola de Calor causa ‘Flex Alert’ cual urge al sur de California a ahorrar energía

The first heat wave of the year led to a “Flex Alert” being issued for the southland. David Montero of the LA Daily News takes a look at how regional utilities met energy demands and how residents conserved energy, beat the heat and stayed safe during three-digit temperatures. 

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Noticias LADWP: La Demanda Eléctrica por Clientes de LADWP Alcanza 6,080 Megavatios durante la Ola de Calor

Clientes del Departamento de Agua y Energía de Los Ángeles (LADWP) alcanzaron un pico en la demanda eléctrica a los 6,080 Megavatios hoy día, sobrepasando el record alto del mes de junio 2008.  Mientras la demanda no llego a batir el record de 6,396 Megavatios para la Ciudad el 16 de setiembre, 2014 – la demanda pico de hoy día fue más de un 50 por ciento más alto que la demanda típica para junio en la Ciudad de Los Ángeles.

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Noticias LADWP: La Ciudad de Los Ángeles Ofrece Agua Reciclada para Irrigación Gratis - Estación de Abastecimiento de Agua Reciclada Abre en el Zoológico de Los Ángeles

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LOS ANGELES---The Honorable Councilmember David Ryu of the 4th District, along with officials from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation (LA SAN), and the Los Angeles Zoo (LA Zoo) announced the opening of the City of Los Angeles’ Recycled Water Fill Station at the LA Zoo on Friday, June 17th, 2016. Every Tuesday beginning June 21st, the fill station will be open to all eligible Los Angeles residents and business owners who want to pick up free disinfected tertiary recycled water for approved, non-drinking uses like watering trees, shrubs and lawns. The City of Los Angeles’ Recycled Water Fill Station pilot program helps “Save the Drop” by offering recycled water to offset demand for drinking water as Los Angeles continues to weather through drought.

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NYT: In California, Water Restrictions Above Ground and Leaks Below

Article originally appeared June 26, 2015 in The New York Times. 

LOS ANGELES — Californians have been ordered to save water because of the drought. But one of the best ways to save it is to not lose it in the first place. That is why many cities in this thirsty state have declared a war on leaks. 

 

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LAT: California electric bill shock: Private firms charge way more than public utilities

Article originally appeared June 14, 2015 in the Los Angeles Times

In Sacramento, a family using 500 kilowatt hours of electricity last October was charged $58. Customers in Los Angeles, also served by a public utility district, paid $79.

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DWP needs both transparency and investment to fix its problems

Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times

By THE TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD

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Los Angeles DWP workers view a water main break on Sunset Boulevard near the UCLA campus in Westwood last July.
The city faces more than $1 billion in water pipe repairs. (Photo Credit: Los Angeles Times)

Last week, an 89-year-old pipe burst in the Hollywood Hills, releasing at least 100,000 gallons of water that flooded the streets, cracked sidewalks and submerged cars.

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Burrous’ Bargains: Focus on DWP Pool Pump Rebates

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A report by KTLA’s Chris Burrous tells how you can save 85% off your electricity electric bill, and make your pool safer—at little or no cost. LADWP will provide rebates of up to $1,000 for an energy efficient, variable speed pool pump. Originally aired on KTLA 5 Morning News on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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A ‘star’ is born: LA ranked 2nd on list of energy efficient cities

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Photo credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Article Originally Published On CBS LA

Take a bow, Southern California: you’re officially an “Energy Star”.

Los Angeles ranked second on a list of the top 25 U.S. cities with the most energy efficient buildings in the nation, according to a new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Los Angeles aims to beat California in energy efficiency

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Article originally appeared in the L.A. Daily News

The Department of Water and Power will increase its energy efficiency
15 percent by the year 2020, Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday said, noting that the move will surpass the state standard of 10 percent by 2021.

“Just as water conservation is how we will get through our drought and control our water costs, energy conservation is how we will address climate change and keep our power bills low,” Garcetti said at a news conference at the downtown construction site for The Bloc.

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