AZ Energy Future Blog


Data shows gap between cost to serve solar customers, what they are billed

During the August 18 Open Meeting, APS committed to preparing a cost of service study in connection with the Commission’s consideration of the issues raised in this docket. APS submits this letter to notify the Commission that it has completed the cost of service study.   Cost of service studies show ...

October 08, 2015
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APS proposes hearings with no grid access charge increase

APS today offered to forgo its request for an interim increase to the grid access charge but asked the Arizona Corporation Commission to move forward with “cost of service” hearings to ensure future electricity rates are fair to all customers and continue Arizona's leadership in solar power. 

September 25, 2015
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Wall Street Journal questions solar subsidies, calls for net-metering reform

Editorial casts a critical eye at big rooftop solar leasing companies and the goverment subsidies they cash in on for business.

August 31, 2015
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APS hits peak demand, solar contribution varies

As Arizona residents endured sweltering temperatures a week ago, demand for power to keep their homes and businesses cool rose to the highest level APS has seen so far in 2015. APS reached peak demand of 7,031 megawatts (MW) at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. The same day, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport ...

August 21, 2015
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APS statement on ACC decision

The ACC’s decision means that Arizona will have an open, transparent, public discussion of how to continue our state’s leadership in solar power while still protecting average electricity customers.  That’s important because when we get past the divisive rhetoric and the political theater, the ...

August 18, 2015
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