L.A. MAYOR TO APPROVE SOLAR POWER AGREEMENTS ON DEC. 6

(The following is a reformatted version of a media advisory
issued by the City of Los Angeles and received via electronic
mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.) 
MAYOR ANTONIO R. VILLARAIGOSA
City of Los Angeles 
MEDIA ADVISORY
December 5, 2012 
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA TO APPROVE LARGE LONG-TERM SOLAR POWER
AGREEMENTS 
Contracts Represent Major Step Toward Meeting Los Angeles’
Renewable Energy Goals 
LOS ANGELES - Mayor Villaraigosa will join environmental,
business, and labor leaders to sign two City Council ordinances
that approve large long-term solar power purchasing contracts
for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power at 10 a.m. on
Thursday, December 6, 2012, in front of Occidental College’s
hillside solar array, 1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA, 90041.
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/vNaJC 
The Mayor will approve a 25-year contract with K Road Moapa
Solar, LLC (K Road) for up to 250 megawatts of power,
representing about 706,650 megawatt-hours - enough energy to
power about 118,000 Los Angeles households annually. LADWP will
be the sole recipient of solar power from K Road, which will be
located on Moapa Band of Paiute Indians tribal land north of Las
Vegas. 
He will also approve a second agreement for 210 megawatts of
power from the 250-megawatt Copper Mountain Solar 3 project,
which will be developed by an affiliate of Sempra U.S. Gas and
Power and is located near Boulder City, Nevada.  The Copper
Mountain Solar project will provide enough power to serve 75,000
Los Angeles homes annually. 
Through these projects, Los Angeles will take a major step in
achieving its goals of 25 percent renewable power by 2016 and 33
percent by 2020. 
WHO: 
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Jorge Gonzalez, Dean of Occidental College 
Tom Sayles, President of the LADWP Board of Commissioners 
Allison Chin, President of Sierra Club’s Board of Directors 
Moapa Tribe Business Council Chairman William Anderson 
Mary Leslie, President of the Los Angeles Business Council 
Jessica Goodheart , Los Angeles Alliance for A New Economy
Director of Green Buildings and Good Jobs Project 
Representatives from K Road and Sempra 
WHAT: 
Mayor Villaraigosa will join environmental, business, and labor
leaders to sign two City Council ordinances that approve large
long-term solar power purchasing contracts for the Los Angeles
Department of Water and Power. 
WHEN: 
Thursday, December 6, 2012 
10 a.m. 
WHERE: 
Occidental College’s hillside solar array 
1600 Campus Road 
Los Angeles, CA, 90041 
Map: http://goo.gl/maps/vNaJC 
VISUALS: 
Solar Panels on Hillside [Preview here:
http://www.oxy.edu/life-oxy/sustainability/solar-array] 
Ordinance Signing Photo-op 
MAYOR’S OFFICE CONTACT: 
Barb Solish 
213-978-0741 
Barb.Solish@lacity.org 
(kgt)NY 
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