Tag: Arizona Corporation Commission
Revolving door swings former AZ utility commissioner Bob Stump back into the arms of APS
Stump's new trade association will represent Arizona utilities in front of his former colleagues at the ACC.
Updated: Arizona Corporation Commission Executive Director resigns in latest scandal
Report: Forese actually fired Vogt because he was standing up to APS' interests; wife's work for Veridus was convenient excuse
APS will try to kill renewable energy ballot measure so that it can keep building gas plants
Expect APS to come out swinging against a new renewable energy ballot initiative.
Despite record solar+storage deal, TEP still plans more gas, underwhelming solar growth
Tucson is awash in sunshine, but TEP’s future plans indicate that it will continue running very old coal plants, and increasing its use of natural gas far more than solar.
Arizona’s Andy Tobin Asks for Subsidy to Keep Coal Plant Running
Last week, Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin proposed a Settlement Agreement to keep one of the oldest, most polluting coal plants in the Western U.S., Navajo Generating Station (NGS), running...
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...
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...
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...
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...