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Julie Light,, Darcey Rakestraw,


100 Percent Clean Energy LA: The Transition is Faster, Cheaper and Easier Than You Think

 New study charts pathway for Los Angeles’s electrical grid to reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2030.

Los Angeles

On Wednesday, Synapse Energy Economics and Food & Water Watch will release a groundbreaking study showing the Los Angeles Department of Power and Water (LADWP) can achieve 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2030. The study shows that energy efficiency, increased storage and smart management of the grid will be the keys to achieving this transition.

A co-author of Clean Energy for Los Angeles from Synapse Energy Economics, along with Food & Water Watch staff, will hold a press call to discuss the study and answer questions.

What: Press call

Who: Report co-author Spencer Fields, Synapse Energy Economics, Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter and Alexandra Nagy, senior organizer with Food & Water Watch's 100 Percent Renewable L.A. campaign.

When: Wednesday, March 7, 10:00 am PT/1:00 pm ET

Dial in: Toll free: 1-888-862-6557 or Toll 1-630-691-2748

Confirmation number: 46593165

Please contact Julie Light or Darcey Rakestraw to RSVP or ask for an advanced, embargoed copy of the report.

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