Los Angeles voters of all political persuasions want more local solar powering their city; in fact they want lots more. So says a new poll on L.A. attitudes toward renewable energy conducted by the public research firm Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) for Vote Solar. Along with our fellow advocates, we’re urging city and utility leaders to take note and keep taking bold steps to expand solar investment at LADWP, the nation’s largest municipal utility.
“Sunny Los Angeles has enormous potential to lead the state in solar energy, and in recent months city leaders have done a commendable job of putting L.A. in a position to harness that homegrown renewable resource,” said our own Southwestern Solar Advocate Susannah Churchill. “Our poll shows that this is the kind of solar progress that Angelenos overwhelmingly want to see in their community.” » Read the rest of this entry «