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Stand for Solar: New APS Ads Highlight Solar on Schools

More than 300 schools in Arizona are participating in APS programs designed to help schools go solar. Solar installations save schools money and help introduce the topic of renewable energy into the classroom.

September 25, 2013
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Wall Street Journal Joins Net Metering Discussion

The topic of net metering is gaining momentum nationally, as other utilities consider the fairness of their net metering policies.

September 23, 2013
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Arizona Republic Profiles Solana Solar Plant

This weekend, the Arizona Republic ran a profile on Solana Generating Station, soon to be the latest addition to APS’s solar portfolio. The plant is scheduled to come on line later this fall. At 280 megawatts, Solana will produce enough electricity to power about 70,000 homes.

September 16, 2013
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APS Statement on Today’s ACC Decision

We agree with the Arizona Corporation Commission’s decision today to close its docket concerning deregulation of the retail electric market in Arizona. The Commission also voted to consider in the future innovative ratemaking structures that would address evolving customer needs. We look forward to working with ...

September 11, 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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Net Metering Dialogue Spreads to Colorado, Nevada

Some familiar solar discussions are starting to heat up in other parts of the country as more utilities look to address the net metering issue.

September 03, 2013
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A bum steer: deregulation in Texas

Everything’s bigger in Texas – except energy capacity.  Deregulation in Texas has sometimes been touted as a success. But has it really been?

August 28, 2013
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News Release: Thousands of Classrooms in APS Territory Powered by the Sun

In just five years, APS and Arizona schools have reached a major milestone: more than100 megawatts of clean, solar energy have been installed or are under construction on more than 300 schools and 70 participating school districts across the state.

August 26, 2013
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Deregulation Uncertainty Forces Delay of Four Corners Transaction

Because of the uncertainty caused by the Arizona Corporation Commission’s exploration of electricity deregulation in Arizona, APS has delayed its plan to finalize a planned transaction related to the Four Corners Power Plant.

August 23, 2013
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