June 2016


Setting the Record Straight

Earlier this week, two candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission released a video promoting their campaigns.  Candidates for the ACC typically refrain from taking positions on cases they will be called upon to decide if they win, out of concern they will be perceived as prejudiced before they hear the facts ...

September 03, 2016
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Study finds net metering cost shift is $36 million in Nevada

Update to 2014 study says universal solar is more cost-effective way to increase renewable energy capacity.

August 24, 2016
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Approved plan continues energy efficiency programs, helps customers manage peak demand

APS’s approved 2016 Demand Side Management (DSM) plan maintains our focus on helping customers manage peak demand and adopt smart technology for homes and businesses.

August 08, 2016
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Solar Innovation Study featured by global clean energy media outlet

Greentech Media highlights pilot program that is "modeling the utility customer of the future" with comprehensive approach to grid modernization.

July 14, 2016
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Looking out for limited-income customers

Caring for limited-income customers is a core part of what we do and who we are, and our proposed rate review will ensure that their needs are met reliably and affordably.  

July 12, 2016
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APS seeks to add more off-peak pricing holidays in rate review

Residential customers could see four more holidays with off-peak pricing and no peak usage charge under our proposal.

July 01, 2016
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APS rate review proposals could benefit electric vehicles

Recent report says that utilities could turn EVs into "an incredibly valuable grid asset" by planning ahead and implementing the right pricing structures.

June 24, 2016
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Summer peak influences grid investments, rate design

Extreme summer heat drives up energy demand and affects decisons about investments we make to maintain reliability and provide the infrastructure to meet customers' energy needs.

June 22, 2016
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Brookings expert says net metering creates cost shift, rebutting colleagues' study

A Brookings Institution fellow calls the cost shift created by net metering “the elephant in the room” that must be reformed to make the transition to a cleaner energy future affordable for all customers.

June 15, 2016
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Arizona Republic: Demand rates could unlock new customer technologies

Demand-based rates could create a new market for combining rooftop solar with household battery energy storage to benefit customers and the energy grid.

June 13, 2016
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