State utility regulators approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers with solar-energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.
State utility regulators today approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers that install grid-tied solar energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.
PHOENIX — Customer Dru Bacon compared Arizona Public Service Co.’s approach to household solar to Eastman Kodak Co.’s inability to recognize the future of digital photography.
A decision by state regulators to halt a move toward retail electric competition was met with relief by opponents and dismay by backers who said they will continue to press the issue.
If you live in an older home, Southwest Gas may be willing to replace your natural-gas lines — for free.
Officials of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation have weighed in to oppose a move by Arizona regulators to open the state’s retail electric markets to competition, contending it would likely result in the closure of the Four Corners power plant and decimate the area’s economy.
Tucson Electric Power Co. has won state approval to buy power from a planned wind energy farm near Willcox that would be the first utility-scale project of its kind in Southern Arizona.
PHOENIX - Arizona utilities can't use electricity generated by burning trash to meet their renewable energy requirements, a judge ruled Wednesday.
A decade after Arizona scrapped rules to open the state's retail electric market to competition, state regulators are mulling a new move to allow consumers to choose their power providers.
State regulators today approved a rate increase for Tucson Electric Power Co. that will boost the average residential bill by about $3 to $4 per month — while putting off some new energy-efficiency programs that have been awaiting approval for more than two years.
The Arizona Corporation Commission is scheduled to consider Tucson Electric Power Co.'s pending rate increase request at its open meeting today in Phoenix.
Linemen with Tucson Electric Power work on replacing a wooden pole with a steel one in the 10800 block of East Fort Lowell Road on Friday.
At first glance, the proposed settlement in Tucson Electric Power Co.'s pending rate case appears to be a good deal for ratepayers.
More than half the states with laws requiring utilities to buy renewable energy - including Arizona - are considering ways to pare back those mandates after a plunge in natural gas prices brought on by technology that boosted supply.
Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp. posted higher first-quarter earnings today as cold weather boosted energy demand.
Technicians with Tucson-based GeoInnovation installed photovoltaic panels at the Biosphere 2 Conference Center in October 2011. The panels were installed as a pilot project to test Solon Corp.'s SOLquick system for easy mounting on flat roofs.
A year after its insolvent German parent was saved from possible oblivion by a buyout, Tucson-based solar-energy provider Solon Corp. is expanding into new markets outside of Arizona.
The Coronado power plant near St. Johns is one of three coal-fired stations affected by the federal mandate.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Corporation Commission is criticizing recent actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection agency to clean up the state's power plants.
State must back or increase commitment to renewable energy.