The Arizona Corporation Commission has asked the public to weigh in on electricity deregulation, which would break up the state’s system of “regulated monopoly” under which a handful of public utility companies are in charge of generating and distributing power to homes and industries.Read More »
Supporters of Arizona’s solar industry blasted Arizona Public Service’s proposals to change the state’s solar energy incentives as an effort to kill the solar industry.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.
A conservative political action group representing the interests of senior citizens that is known most for targeting Democratic campaigns has entered the fight over how Arizona rooftop solar incentives should be restructured.Read More »
Doug Cole, a longtime lobbyist and veteran of the Capitol, said freshmen used to simply fall in line with leadership and sit on the back bench to learn during a session or two.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.
When it comes bringing color and fragrance into the lives of Arizona’s lawmakers, nobody does it better than Jessica Pacheco.Read More »
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.Read More »
Critics vow to battle costly federal plan for coal-powered plants
The edict by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would affect the Apache, Cholla and Coronado plants and could collectively cost Arizona utility companies as much as $1 billion.
Environmentalists and solar industry leaders rallied Wednesday outside the Arizona Corporation Commission, saying they fear recent cuts to renewable-energy incentives will lead to future reductions that could harm the industry.Read More »