Protecting Arizona’s Future: The Urgent Need to Preserve Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Goals
On February 6, the Arizona Corporation Commission made a shocking decision. They are starting to repeal the Renewable Energy Standard & Tariff (REST) and the Energy Efficiency (EE) Goals — bringing into question Arizona’s future of renewable energy and energy efficiency, vital to our state’s economic growth, job creation, and environmental stewardship. Arizona’s Renewable Energy […]
The federal government will fund 17 projects across the U.S. to expand access to renewable energy on Native American reservations and in other rural areas, the Biden administration announced Tuesday. The $366 million plan will pay for solar, battery storage and hydropower projects in sparsely populated regions where electricity can be costly and unreliable. The […]
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.
US-based Strata Clean Energy, the grid-scale renewable energy solutions company, initiated the works for its Scatter Wash battery storage complex in Phoenix, Arizona. The 255 MW/1,020 MWh facility is expected to become operational in April 2025.
For over a decade, the Neighborhood Sustainability Grant has funded 63 projects across the City of Flagstaff. The grant has been an annual staple for individuals, organizations and businesses looking to continue or create sustainability projects for the community. This year is no different, with 13 applicants granted funding ranging from $2,150 to $7,500 for […]
The Sustainable Scottsdale Awards program is a recognition for those spearheading significant environmental advancements in Scottsdale. This award spotlights the “change makers” that have made a tangible difference by completing projects that positively impact both our environment and community.
When it comes to manufacturing growth in recent years, Arizona beats out nearly every state in the country, with a significant portion of these jobs coming in the battery and electrical vehicle (EV) industry. Even more noteworthy is the fact that a majority of these expansions have taken place in rural communities. In 2016, Lucid Motors […]