LEEDing the way: Green schoolhouse fuses sustainability and education
Dayana Gonzalez and her classmates at Roadrunner School in Phoenix will soon have a new building on their campus that not only incorporates sustainable, environment-friendly features, but also demonstrates them for the students.
Experts: Arizona’s solar growth could slow in coming year
After years of rapid growth, residential solar power installations in Arizona are likely to slow down some in the near future as prices tick up and utility incentives shrink, experts say.
State regulators weigh in on power plant upgrades
The Arizona Corporation Commission is criticizing recent actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection agency to clean up the state’s power plants.
Suntech Power to close Arizona factory
Chinese solar panel maker Suntech Power Holdings Co. is closing its factory in Goodyear, Ariz., in part because of higher production costs.
New policy: Corp Comm says small utilities can pass income taxes on to ratepayers
Reversing a decades-old policy, the Arizona Corporation Commission will allow the owners of small utility companies to pass their income taxes off to consumers across the state.
Energy efficiency bill stalls in House
A House committee on Monday held a bill to allow businesses to borrow against their property taxes to purchase energy efficient upgrades for their commercial properties.
Bipartisan energy and water conservation bill headed to hearing today
A House committee today is scheduled to hear a bill to allow businesses to borrow against their property taxes to purchase energy efficient upgrades for their commercial properties.
Environmentalists say lawmakers limiting testimony at EPA pollution hearing
House and Senate lawmakers are scheduled to hold a joint hearing Monday to hear testimony on the impact of a recent federal order instructing Arizona power companies to install pricey pollution control equipment at coal plants.
Agencies cite progress, work still remaining on Navajo uranium cleanup
WASHINGTON – A consortium of federal and tribal agencies reported Jan. 24 that a five-year, $110 million project to clean up uranium contamination in the Navajo Nation had addressed the most urgent risks there.
Preliminary settlement for Tucson Electric rates
Tucson Electric Power customers may be seeing a monthly bill increase by about $3 instead of a proposed $11.
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