Arizona Public Service is temporarily halting plans for more than $550 million in investments to secure its power supply after energy regulators opened up the possibility of competition in electric service.Read More »
For months, Arizona’s largest utility provider and the solar industry have waged a public relations war over the future of the state’s solar energy incentives.
That fight now moves to the Arizona Corporation Commission, as the energy regulator formally begins consideration of opposing proposals from each side.
WASHINGTON – Federal energy officials unveiled a plan Tuesday to offer up to $8 billion of loan guarantees for development of cleaner-burning fossil-fuel technologies.Read More »
The federal government is giving the public more time to weigh in on pollution controls for a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation.Read More »
A commentary in the June 7 issue of the Arizona Capitol Times “Utility customers have option of installing rooftop solar systems,” by executives from the rooftop solar industry presents a distorted and self-serving view of Arizona’s solar industry.Read More »
A recent guest opinion in the June 7 issue of the Arizona Capitol Times "Utility customers have option of installing rooftop solar systems,” authored by the CEOs of several California rooftop solar companies, got only two things right. One was the title.Read More »
A group of Arizona business leaders say they have until Aug. 5 to tell the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency why forcing the Navajo Generating Station to spend as much as $1 billion on retrofits to the coal-powered plant would have dire consequences on the state economy and residents’ pocketbooks.Read More »
For an American energy sector that hasn’t changed much in a century, rooftop solar represents consumer choice, competition, and innovation. This is the key to understanding the increasingly anti-solar actions by APS.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Federal officials gave a green light Monday to a proposed 100-megawatt solar-power plant near Quartzsite, a project that supporters say could create 438 short-term construction jobs and 50 full-time jobs.Read More »
As summer dawns and temperatures rise, the struggle over Arizona’s solar energy policies promises to heat up in coming months.
The state’s largest utility company is preparing to ask government regulators to change the way a key solar energy incentive is structured.