LADWP - Expedited Utility Connections for Green Buildings

April 18, 2007


The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) offers an incentive for their customers to construct green buildings. Through this policy, new construction or retrofit projects submitted to the LADWP, which meet the standards of LEED Silver will be labeled as a “Green Building” on LADWP applications. This designation will allow the project to receive priority treatment through the construction and water/power connection process. The LADWP will also help the project owner understand how they can take advantage of their other incentive programs and further enhance the energy efficiency of their building. Interested developers and builders can contact the LADWP Energy Efficiency team at (213) 367-4134 or log on to to learn how a project can be fast tracked.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Green Building Incentive
Web Site:
Administrator: Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar - Passive
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Thermal Electric
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Daylighting
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building


Name: Kim Hughes
Organization: Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
Address: 111 North Hope Street
Los Angeles CA 90051
Phone: (213) 367-4417

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.