A Phoenix residential solar-energy project could be replicated around the country, said Valley business and government representatives in a meeting Wednesday with Energy Secretary Steven Chu.Read More »
Arizona Public Service Co. says it has launched an investigation to determine what triggered a massive power outage that hit Arizona, Southern California and parts of Mexico.Read More »
Arizona Public Service is one of five companies taking part in a national initiative to hire veterans for some of the 200,000 jobs that could come open in the energy industry over the next five years.Read More »
In a state where most campaigns are decided in the primary, a group of would-be reformers wants to force political discourse to the center by upending the entire election system.Read More »
Anyone who’s wondering how serious the Arizona Commerce Authority is about its proactive approach to recruiting new businesses need only look at President/CEO Don Cardon’s recent travel plans.
Just two days before the new public-private economic development agency held its final board meeting before the July 1 transition away from the Arizona Department of Commerce, Cardon returned from a 10-day trip to Europe.
When this reactor at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station is operating, no one is allowed into this viewing area overlooking its core. But when Unit 2′s reactor is having its fuel rods replaced, plant officials are using the opportunity to show how Palo Verde is different from the Japanese nuclear power plant that was leaking radiation after a devastating earthquake and tsunami.Read More »
The Arizona Corporation Commission wants to make sure electric utilities are ready for the summer high-use energy season.Read More »
Operators of the nation's largest nuclear power plant near Phoenix have met with Arizona utility regulators to assess safety procedures in the wake of Japan's nuclear accident.Read More »
In the event of an emergency at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, plant officials and government leaders will now have access to a $13.5 million center that will help them respond and share information with the public.Read More »
Energy efficiency = Big savings Program makes green-modification financial equation work, even for cash-strapped governments
With government entities at all levels scrambling to balance budgets, it’s not surprising that there is a reluctance to undertake costly, new projects.Read More »