September 2016


Editorial: Casa Grande Dispatch

The Casa Grande Dispatch provides a balanced perspective on our recently filed rate review.

June 10, 2016
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Demand rates proven with our customers

APS responds to EFCA news release

June 02, 2016
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California solar surplus creates windfall for Arizona

Public radio station KJZZ reports that excess solar energy from California is creating negative market prices, and utilities in surrounding states are paid to take the extra power.

June 02, 2016
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APS requests first rate review in five years

Proposal enables continued investment in reliability, clean energy, innovation

June 01, 2016
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Technology creates demand to update rate design again

APS originally developed residential demand rates in response to our customers’ widespread adoption of a home technology – central air conditioning – in the 1970s.

May 12, 2016
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Net metering cost shift in California could reach $5 billion annually, estimates say

The cost shift created by California’s recently approved net metering policy could rise to $5 billion annually for non-solar customers.

April 28, 2016
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“Value of solar” studies often fall short in developing full policy picture, says Harvard expert

Harvard regulatory expert Ashley Brown said regulators should view value of solar (VOS) analyses “with a great deal of skepticism” in written testimony filed for the Arizona Corporation Commission’s current hearing on the value and cost of distributed generation.

April 26, 2016
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Grid-scale solar presents most cost-effective way to obtain value of solar

Brad Albert, APS general manager for resource management, said calculating a value of solar can inform resource planning decisions, including which technologies are most cost-effective for customers in increasing the amount of available solar energy.

April 19, 2016
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Nevada’s chief regulator speaks out about state’s solar controversy

In an interview with Fortune, the Nevada Public Utility Commission chairman talks about the need to change the state's solar policy and virulent opposition from the rooftop leasing companies to their decision.

April 13, 2016
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Demand rates can encourage efficiency, savings

Experts and organizations from a variety of interests say demand rates can be an effective solution to fixing the broken, century-old rate model still used by U.S. energy companies.

March 30, 2016
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