THE GREEN PATH PROJECT

LA on the right path

The Department of Water and Power announced it will commit $240 million to the Green Path project, which will build and upgrade transmission lines throughout Southern California to give populated areas access to power from pockets of heat deep beneath the Imperial Valley.

“With this project we’re taking a major step forward in our effort to shift away from the outdated fossil fuels of the past,” Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said.

… The head of Citizens Energy, former Rep. Joseph Kennedy II, joined city leaders at a news conference in North Hollywood to announce the project. “We will not only address the important issues of reliability,redundancy and transmission bottlenecks but also produce benefits to serve low-income households,” Kennedy said.
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