Los Angeles plans to bid farewell To Coal, To Nuclear, and also To Natural Gas

Los Angeles plans to bid farewell To Coal, To Nuclear, and also To Natural Gas

Los Angeles Power and Water officials have struck a deal on the largest and cheapest solar + battery-storage project in the world, at prices that leave fossil fuels in the dust and may relegate nuclear power to the dustbin.
According to Forbes, later this month the LA Board of Water and Power Commissioners is expected to approve a 25-year contract that will serve 7 percent of the city’s electricity demand at 1.997cent/kWh for solar energy and 1.3 cents for power from batteries.
“This is the lowest solar-photovoltaic price in the United States,” said James Barner, the agency’s manager for strategic initiatives, “and it is the largest and lowest-cost solar and high-capacity battery-storage project in the U.S. and we believe in the world today. So this is, I believe, truly revolutionary in the industry.”
It’s half the estimated cost of power from a new natural gas plant.
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Location: Los Angeles, California

Date: Jul 02, 2019 @ 09:20

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