Arizona regulators reject proposal to assist Navajo communities impacted by coal-fired power generation
Utility regulators in Arizona rejected proposals from an Arizona utility to provide assistance to coal-impacted communities, including in Navajo communities in northwest New Mexico. The rejection of the assistance from Arizona Public Service Company, the majority owner and operator of the Four Corners Power Plant, comes as the Arizona Corporation Commission approved significant rate hikes […]
Arizona Public Service (APS) customers will soon see higher rates. The Arizona Corporation Commission approved on Thursday a rate hike of about 8% for APS by a 4-1 vote.
An APS rate increase and rooftop solar surcharge are on the way. Here’s how much your bill could rise
The average monthly bill for Arizona Public Service Co. residential customers will rise by roughly 8%, in the range of $10 to $12 a month, after a rate increase approved by the Arizona Corporation Commission. The new rates will take effect on or after March 8.
Arizona Public Services customers, hold onto your wallets. The Arizona Corporation Commission this week will decide whether to hike your electricity bill by double digits.
Hazel Chandler was at home taking care of her son when she began flipping through a document that detailed how burning fossil fuels would soon jeopardize the planet. She can’t quite remember who gave her the report — this was in 1969 — but the moment stands out to her vividly: After reading a list […]
A judge has granted Salt River Project a green light to expand electricity output at a controversial power plant in Pinal County, ruling in a two-year legal fight. The Maricopa County Superior Court on Jan. 22 upheld the Arizona Corporation Commission’s approval for SRP to add capacity using natural-gas generators at the Coolidge Generating Station. […]
While some experts predict a recession to occur in 2024, the population and labor in Phoenix has helped sustain the region’s growth. Here’s a look at some of the biggest economic development announcements that were released in 2023.
A North Carolina company broke ground Jan. 18 on a large battery-storage facility in Phoenix that will accumulate power during the morning and early afternoon, then release it during peak-demand hours for utility APS and its customers. Strata Clean Energy said it’s investing roughly $500 million in the Scatter Wash complex near Happy Valley Road […]
For four decades, Steve Neil of Mesa has been studiously following what is probably the least understood government body in the state: The Arizona Corporation Commission. Neil routinely offers public comment on complex energy policy disputes and he attends monthly work group meetings at APS, even though he’s an SRP customer. Neil says his activism stems […]
After a lengthy review process, the Scottsdale City Council approved an ambitious $1 billion, 32-acre mixed-use development project called “The Parque” on a site that was once home to the CrackerJax amusement park on north Scottsdale Road. Plans call for a variety of buildings that encompass a 2-acre “Central Park” green space that will be […]