AZ Energy Future Blog

Project Illuminate: a state-of-the-art grid management system

The unveiling of the latest operating system or new gadget gets a lot of people excited. We’ve all seen footage on the news of customers waiting in line. Well, we at APS are technology nerds too and we are already gearing up for the unveiling of a huge system upgrade coming in 2016.

April 01, 2015
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Many influential voices agree: cost shift from net metering needs to be fixed

Many influential voices have agreed that net metering leads to an unfair cost-shift that needs to be resolved for customers.

October 18, 2013
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News Release: New Arizona Solar Plant Keeps Producing Electricity after Sun Goes Down

Unlike other solar-powered electrical plants, the new Solana Generating Station keeps the sun's energy working after dark to produce electricity for APS customers across Arizona.

October 03, 2013
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Rate Impact for 1 Million Customers at Heart of Net Metering Issue

The so-called net metering debate is interesting because it has on one side supporters of solar power and on the other … supporters of solar power. So if everyone involved wants solar development to continue, what’s the discussion really about?

September 11, 2013
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Denver Post: Solar Customers No Less Dependent on Grid, Should Contribute to System

As we mentioned recently, the net metering dialogue has spread to Colorado and Nevada. In Colorado, Xcel Energy is facing the same dilemma as APS: Rooftop solar customers largely avoid paying for the electricity grid they use every day. Last week, the Denver Post weighed in.

September 09, 2013
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