A European solar industry manufacturer will open its first U.S. facility in Goodyear by the end of the year, adding about 250 jobs in the suburb west of Phoenix. That could grow to more than 500 jobs when the plant hits full capacity. Switzerland-based Meyer Burger will produce residential and commercial rooftop solar modules, as well as modules for utility-scale applications, […]
An all-electric fire truck could service Mesa’s largest master-planned community by the end of next year. Mesa leaders recently signed off on spending $1.4 million on a totally electric fire truck and put it to work at the new Mesa Fire Station 221 near Eastmark, which is scheduled to open in November.
Arizona Public Service is proposing to offer $144 million in help to three coal-country and tribal communities where the company eventually will close its remaining coal-burning power plants.
Arizona utility regulators on Thursday, in a split vote, approved a plan for utilities to get all of their energy from carbon-free sources like solar and nuclear energy by 2050, bringing the state closer in line to other Western states.
After four years of discussion, debate, workshops and multiple failed attempts, Arizona’s energy regulators on Wednesday gave initial approval to a new requirement for electric utilities to boost their energy-efficiency programs.
Climate change is a continuing threat to national security both at home and abroad, according to Stephen Cheney, a retired brigadier general who is now president of the American Security Project.
Salt River Project will build the biggest battery on the power grid in Arizona as part of its pledge last year to add 1,000 megawatts of solar to its supply by 2025. The big battery project is planned for the Little Rainbow Valley, south of Buckeye, and the battery system there will be many times […]