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News Release: Four New Large-Scale Solar Energy Plants Open for Arizona

APS increases solar capacity for customers, adding approximately 410 megawatts in 2013

December 26, 2013
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Two Dissenting Commissioners Warn New Fee Is Too Small

An Arizona Republic article highlights dissents to the November 2013 net metering decision by the Arizona Corporation Commission. Commissioners Gary Pierce and Brenda Burns expressed concern that the decision will lead to higher rates for non-solar customers. “In effect, the commission’s ...

December 12, 2013
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News Release: Arizona Corporation Commission Sets New Direction for Net Metering Policy

In making its decision, the ACC determined that the current net metering program creates a cost shift, causing non-solar utility customers to pay higher rates to cover the costs of maintaining the electrical grid.

November 14, 2013
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Arizona can lead the way and fix net metering now.

Arizona has always been on the leading edge of solar innovation. Fixing net metering now will strengthen Arizona’s solar leadership and position our state for sustainable solar growth.
 

November 08, 2013
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New solar installations come on line from Yuma to Phoenix

As of this week, new solar power is energizing customers from the classroom, to the lap pool to the grocery aisle. Solar can now be spotted powering Yuma High Schools, a Fry’s Food Store and a Sun City recreation center.

November 08, 2013
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Arizona Republic explores SRP's view in the net metering debate

According to the Arizona Republic, Salt River Project, Arizona’s second largest utility, will be watching closely what happens over the next two weeks. 

November 04, 2013
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CBS 5 News profiles Solana Generating Station

Last night on CBS 5 News, Sean McLaughlin profiled the Solana Generating Station and explained the technology that makes it possible for a solar plant to generate electricity well into the night.

November 04, 2013
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It’s time to fix net metering and advance Arizona’s solar leadership

Arizona has been a solar leader since Phoenix hosted the world’s first solar conference in 1955. Fixing net metering now will continue that tradition for years to come.

November 01, 2013
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It’s Time to Fix Net Metering’s Hidden Subsidies

In solar’s early days, Arizona was eager to encourage investment in clean energy. Working with APS and other early solar leaders, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) created ongoing rate subsidies in the form of net metering to make rooftop solar more affordable.

October 25, 2013
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Gila Bend Assumes New Identity as a Solar Epicenter

Solar energy is helping put Gila Bend on the map. Under a new theme of economic, social and environmental sustainability, Gila Bend has seen a surge of economic impact. APS is proud to have been a part of this transformation by bringing 314 megawatts of renewable energy to the area.

October 25, 2013
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