AZ Energy Future Blog

APS pricing expert explains advantages of demand rates

Charles Miessner, APS Manager, Pricing, highlighted APS’s decades of experience in offering demand-based “three-part” rates to residential customers and customers' success in understanding demand rates and managing their energy use in testimony for the UNS Electric rate case. 

March 21, 2016
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Energy regulators call for cooler heads to prevail on solar issues

Energy professionals heard from regulators seeking more rational discussion and less heated rhetoric in the ongoing rooftop solar debate during the annual Arizona Energy Conference.

March 18, 2016
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Study shows rate reform and rooftop solar leasing market can co-exist

A study shows that rooftop leasing firms have an opportunity to lower lease rates and still maintain returns on their projects with some changes to some rate structures for electricity customers.

February 23, 2016
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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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