Jordan Downs Energy System

Los Angeles, California
PO Box 6620
Portland, OR 97228
Renewable energy system serving $1.5B Jordan Downs located in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. Jordan Downs is the largest public housing redevelopment in the United States.

Jordan Downs is a $1.5B redevelopment of the Jordan Downs public housing development in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, with an aggressive net-zero energy and water strategy. Puttman is delivering sustainable infrastructure systems through a public-private partnership with the vertical developers (Bridge/Michaels), City of LA, and LA Department of Water and Power. Puttman is the infrastructure development partner for Jordan Downs Community Partners, a partnership between Bridge Housing, Michaels Development, and the Housing Authority of California. As “owner’s representative,” Puttman is responsible for implementing over $150M in infrastructure improvements including streets, utilities, parks and open space, and sustainable infrastructure systems.

Renewable Energy System

Sustainable infrastructure systems include renewable energy.  Each building within the development will include solar PV systems.  No natural gas will be used in the development.

Public Private Partnership (P3) Delivery

Puttman will finance, develop, and operate the renewable energy system by establishing a neighborhood-scale renewable energy utility, the first of its kind in Los Angeles.

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  • Utility currently under development