Arizona Commissioner To APS: Why Invest In So Much Gas?

Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin asked monopoly utility APS why it plans to invest in so much natural gas, and so little solar energy and energy storage, over the next...

/ January 18, 2017

Arizona Public Service Company Rate Request: Billions for Fossil Fuels, Nickels and Dimes for Solar

In early summer 2016, Arizona Public Service Company (APS), Arizona’s largest investor-owned utility, filed an application with the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) for a rate increase of $3.6 billion over...

/ September 21, 2016

Arizona Free Enterprise Club

Arizona Free Enterprise Club is an anti-solar front group that was involved in electing anti-solar candidates to the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2014. Because the organization is a 501(c)4 nonprofit, Arizona...

/ July 28, 2015

EEI President Says Energy Efficiency Is A Priority. Why Are His Members Then Working to Weaken State Efficiency Programs?

On Wednesday, Thomas Kuhn, president of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the trade association for investor-owned utilities in America, said, “energy efficiency is a priority for our business.” Kuhn continued...

/ January 22, 2015

Arizona’s Energy Efficiency Program Attacked

Last week, Arizona regulators filed a plan to eliminate the state’s energy efficiency program. The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) staff submitted the proposal on Tuesday and the five commissioners will...

/ November 10, 2014