State regulators are preparing to implement a new policy allowing owners of small utilities — including many private water companies — to pass on the cost of their personal income taxes to ratepayers, despite opposition from consumer advocates.
Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp., parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., was the target of a failed hoax in which someone filed fraudulent bankruptcy papers on the company’s behalf.
Paul J. Bonavia, chairman and CEO of UNS Energy Corp. since 2009, will retire as CEO on May 2 and take a new role as executive board chair of the company, the parent company of Tucson Electric Power Co. announced.
Last fall, the head of the University of Arizona’s new technology transfer arm said the effort was bearing fruit that would soon be reflected in more faculty invention disclosures, UA patents and other measures.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Tucson-based ethanol investment firm and its manager with improperly shifting expenses to investment funds they manage.
Higher rates at Tucson Electric Power Co. helped parent UNS Energy Corp. post an 80 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit and a 40 percent increase in net income for all of 2013.
Michael Grijalva says he’s always been mechanically inclined, taking things apart as a kid and fixing cars as he got older.
A horde of assorted builders, crafters and tinkerers will descend on downtown Tucson on March 1 to share and celebrate the art and science of making things.
The competitive battle between Boeing Co. and Airbus is often cast as a U.S.-versus-Europe struggle for airliner supremacy.
Gov. Jan Brewer was in Oro Valley on Tuesday to tour two of the area’s biggest biotech employers, and she came away impressed.
Great cities are often defined by their skylines, but the heart of any city is largely unseen, hidden underground in vast tunnels or strung high above the bustle.
State regulators have agreed to allow Tucson Electric Power Co., Arizona Public Service Co. and a rural TEP affiliate to apply for waivers to state rules requiring a certain amount of rooftop-solar installations to meet clean-energy goals.
State utility regulators are considering plans to waive — or possibly eliminate — a mandate that Tucson Electric Power Co. and other utilities get a certain amount of renewable energy from rooftop solar installations.
A worker spreads corn masa on a lineup of dried corn husks, plops scoops of spicy meat filling on top of each one and then deftly rolls and folds the product into gloriously tasty bundles.
Just off Interstate 10, the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park sprawls across the desert, a bustling complex where some 7,000 workers report to work everyday at companies including tech giants IBM and Raytheon.
Ground is expected to be broken in March on a new air-traffic-control tower at Tucson International Airport to replace the airport’s ’50s vintage tower.
Tucson’s residential real-estate market improved by most measures in 2013, with gains in home sales and prices.
A four-story office building owned by an investor group including Tucson developer Don Bourn is scheduled to be sold at a trustee’s sale next month after going into foreclosure.
You might run across some of Tucson-based Antech Corp.’s products anywhere in the world there’s a security gate.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems says the company and partner L-3 Communications have successfully test-fired a laser-guided rocket developed with the United Arab Emirates, demonstrating its potential use for protecting ships.
Despite a significant move to online ads, printed weekly grocery circulars have remained a mainstay of supermarkets, which spent more than $11 billion on newspaper circulars alone last year.
The total number of bankruptcy filings in Arizona and in the Tucson area fell 19 percent in 2013, according to the latest figures from the Arizona division of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Tucson-based Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with a Swiss drug company for European and Japanese rights to develop and commercialize a gastrointestinal-cancer-prevention drug.
Gangplank Tucson, a downtown co-working space, has merged its operations into Startup Tucson, a nonprofit group that helps entrepreneurs.
Economist Marshall Vest has sifted through vast amounts of demographic statistics in his more than three decades at the helm of the University of Arizona’s economic research center.
Tucson’s technology sector had its share of highs and lows in 2013. Here’s a look at some of the top local tech stories of 2013, in no particular order, and what to look for in the coming year.
Arizona’s banks continued to strengthen in the third quarter, though their overall financial health still lagged behind the national average, according to the latest ratings from Bauer Financial.
Two Tucson-based community banks are raising money to shore up their balance sheets as they continue to work out commercial-loan problems in the lingering aftermath of the recession.
The state’s biggest technology organization has unveiled its 2014 legislative agenda, and it looks a lot like last year’s.
Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc. has raised another $14 million to bankroll development of its artificial heart and related products.
UNS Energy Corp., the parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., has agreed to be acquired by Canada-based utility Fortis Inc. in a deal worth $4.3 billion, the companies said Wednesday.
UNS Energy Corp., the parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., has agreed to be acquired by Canada-based utility Fortis Inc. in a deal worth $4.3 billion, the companies said today.
A Tucson company that makes special composite wrapping and a local startup developing a new process to make fertilizer were honored nationally for their green technologies in the most recent Cleantech Open awards.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is teaming up with the world’s second-biggest space technology company to bid for a major role in
General-aviation pilots using Ryan Airfield will have new options for maintenance and support services starting in January, under an agreement approved by the board of the Tucson Airport Authority.
Local entrepreneur and investor Rodger Ford joined artificial-heart maker SynCardia Systems in 2005 and helped the Tucson-based company raise money to develop key components and reach profitability.
The U.S. Navy has begun deploying a new ship-defense missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the company announced Monday.
A few months after its opening, Maker House is still making itself at home — and making itself, period.
Tucson International Airport has added a paperless payment option to its parking lots, just in time for the holidays.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is trying to persuade a judge to throw out a lawsuit over a new warhead design for the Tomahawk cruise missile.
A medication management software and business model developed by University of Arizona faculty and researchers has been acquired by SinfoníaRx, a new division of Tucson startup Sinfonía HealthCare Corp.
The University of Arizona Tech Park will add a new solar-farm design to its solar-technology demonstration area next year, with the addition of a one-megawatt concentrating photovoltaic array.
The University of Arizona’s McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship and a local company that makes mobile surveillance systems were honored at the 2013 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards Thursday night in Phoenix.
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.
Tri-Tronics Inc., a subsidiary of GPS-device maker Garmin Ltd., has closed its local electronic dog-collar manufacturing operation, laying off about 60 production workers as production is moved to Taiwan.
An Oro Valley company is working to move promising drug discoveries from the lab to the medical marketplace.
Tucson Electric Power Co. parent UNS Energy Corp. beat analysts’ third-quarter earnings expectations thanks in part to a recent rate increase, but the company handily missed Wall Street’s revenue forecast.
Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems celebrated the latest major milestone for its long-lived Tomahawk cruise missile program on Tuesday with cake and speeches.