The Policy Report

California Public Policy Debate and Analysis

Propositions


Measure B – The Green Energy & Good Jobs Act

Download the Official Proposition Language Here.

Ballot Question:

SOLAR ENERGY AND JOB CREATION PROGRAM.  CHARTER AMENDMENT AND ORDINANCE PROPOSITION

Shall the Charter and Administrative Code be amended to authorize creation of a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power program to require production of at least 400 megawatts of solar power energy by 2014; provide for voluntary participation in the program by commercial, industrial, and institutional customers to allow installation of solar power systems on their property which would-be operated and maintained by the Department in exchange for potential incentives; establish a jobs program and training academy to meet program participation demand; provide contract bid preferences for local solar power equipment manufacturers; require quarterly oversight committee reports and annual City Controller audit; and utilize a variety of funding mechanisms?

Our Position:  Support

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