News Coverage

LA Business Council LA River Report: Environmental Justice and Community Leaders on Health, Residential Segregation and Displacement 

June 4, 2015


NBC 4: NewsConference EXTRA

Aired April 26, 2015


Report advocates housing development along L.A. River

April 24, 2015

Lack of affordable housing threatens California economy

April 24, 2015

DWP Solar Power Program Gets Mediocre Grade
March 27, 2015 

Solar Rooftop Program Helps Low-Income Areas
April 29, 2014 

LABC calls for expanding LADWP FIT
April 27, 2014

How L.A. is Implementing the Nation's Largest Solar Feed-in-Tariff

March 3, 2014 

LABC President and Mexico City Delegation hosted by LABC Institute featured on NBC4 News
View Clip Here
February 19, 2014 

LA's Groundbreaking FiT Program Shines with Energy into the Next Phase
February 19, 2014 

LA Solar FiT Program Represents 40 MW
Energy Manager Today
February 19, 2014 

L.A. Should Home In on Transit
Los Angeles Business Journal
December 23, 2013 

2013 Livable Communities Study Released
Goodwin Proctor
November 20, 2013 

Ranking 104 Neighborhoods By Their Potential For Affordable, Transit-Friendly Housing
Curbed LA 
October 24, 2013 

Los Angeles Fits The Bill To Become A Solar Hotspot
February 7, 2013

Will a New Mayor Address the Housing Affordability Gap?
KCRW's Which Way LA?
January 14, 2013

DWP will buy excess solar energy
LA Times
January 12, 2013

Los Angeles Water and Power commissioners approve rooftop solar incentives for DWP
January 11, 2013

Sky's the Limit for Rooftop Solar Power
Mary Leslie
Los Angeles Business Journal
April 30, 2012

Sustainability Summit Preview
April 27, 2012

L.A. Shows That Solar Power Isn’t Just For the Wealthy
Los Angeles Daily News
April 25, 2012

Solar power producers hesitate to embrace new DWP program
L.A. Times
April 23, 2012

A Cost Effective Solution to Building Stable Clean Energy Markets
Huffington Post
April 11, 2012

DWP Establishes Solar Power Buy-Back Program for Building Owners
Los Angeles Business Journal
April 4, 2012


Past Press Releases

April 24, 2015

RELEASE: NEW REPORT: LA RIVER IS THE NEXT FRONTIER. Report Finds $1 Billion Revitalization Can Spur New Housing and Job Creation, Improve Environmental Conditions in Local Communitites

March 27, 2015 

RELEASE: New Findings From UCLA and USC Researchers: LA Solar Initiatives are Hampered by Unnecessary Delays; Solutions Would Enable LADWP to Create Largest Solar Program in U.S.

April 25, 2014
REPORT: Tapping LA's Vast Rooftop Solar Potential Could Reap Huge Benefits for City's Most Disadvantaged Communities 

March 11, 2014
LABC Institute Receives $300,000 in Grants From Three Leading National Funders 

February 18, 2014
The Los Angeles Business Council Institute and Mayor Garcetti Host Mexico City's Secretary of Economic Development Feb 17-20 

February 18, 2014
UCLA: LA's Ambitious Rooftop Solar Program Delivering Promised Results; Expansion can Reap Economic and Environmental Benefits in All Parts of the City 

November 20, 2013
New Report Proposes Solutions to Bridge L.A.'s Housing Affordability Gap and Create More Sustainable Communities 

January 11, 2013
DWP Board of Commissioners Votes to Approve Rooftop Solar Program

October 3, 2012
LA's Widening Housing Affordability Gap Threatens Region's Long-Term Competitiveness 

April 26, 2012
More Than 12,000 Acres Atop LA City Rooftops Provide Huge Opportunity for Solar Development

November 15, 2011
Report Finds that LA Lags on Solar Energy, Offers Policy Solutions to Put Angelenos to Work

April 12, 2011
Apartment Buildings Are Huge Source for Solar Energy in LA

November 17, 2010
Housing Affordability Gap Unabated in Los Angeles