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Created on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, arizona, solana, renewable energy, clean energy
November 6 -- If you've driven on the I-8 near Gila Bend on the way to San Diego, you've probably seen it: tons of large mirrors from the Solana solar power plant. It's the nation's largest solar power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 17 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, solar energy, renewable energy, clean energy, arizona
October 17 -- As students cavort on Sunnyslope Elementary School’s playground, a shade structure high above the slides and monkey bars harnesses the sun’s power. Since December 2012, when 1,416 solar panels ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, Arizona, utility, profits
August 20 -- Arizona Public Service has been granted monopoly status to provide power in certain parts of Arizona. It’s also a publicly traded company and has a fiduciary obligation to maximize profits ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 30 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, Arizona, tax incentives, copper, renewable energy
July 30 -- U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar mopped his brow as he strolled past a line of upturned solar cells baking in the afternoon sun. The Republican congressman, a proponent of shrinking government spending, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 19 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electric vehicles, Arizona, clean energy, pollution, emissions
July 19 -- Electric vehicles are the most efficient and cleanest ride for Arizona drivers, according to a new report by the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, Arizona, net metering, costs
July 17 -- The advance of solar power as an economically viable source of energy is a global issue. But if there is a ground zero for solar’s evolution toward becoming a real alternative to carbon-based ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, solar power, Arizona, IEA
July 1 -- A report out this week from the International Energy Agency on the growing use of renewable energy through 2016 is good news for local companies such as First Solar Inc. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Arizona, solar, clean energy, net metering, renewable energy, APS, utilities
May 15 -- Net metering of rooftop solar creates value for society and the utility. Every dollar invested by Arizona Public Service (APS), the state’s dominant utility, in its net metering program will ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: RPS, renewable energy, clean energy, Arizona, ALEC, clean tech, Jan Brewer
April 11 -- Last month in Phoenix, I watched the very conservative governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, deliver a brief keynote speech to open the second day of the CleanTech Future conference put on by CleanTech ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Solar Power, Arizona, Arizona Corporation Comission
March 5 -- Is there such a thing as too much solar power? Are too many individuals and businesses putting solar panels on their roofs? Is it time to call a halt to the burgeoning solar energy industry, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 14 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, Arizona, renewable energy, clean energy, solar panel, photovoltaics, Mesquite Solar
January 11 -- The 150-megawatt Mesquite Solar 1 power plant, backed by a U.S. loan guarantee, is on-line and generating clean power for thousands of homes.  >> View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar, Arizona, solar energy jobs, clean energy, renewable energy, economy, job growth
November 28 -- Solar energy jobs in the U.S. grew by 13 percent over the past year, a rate almost six times faster than the national average employment growth rate.  And Arizona officials said ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Arizona, wind energy, solar power, renewable energy, grid
November 19 -- A rural elementary school in Arizona offers a lesson in grid independence - albeit small, it is the first in the US to run entirely on renewable energy. Five wind turbines and 100 solar ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 06 April 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Arizona
Apr. 5, 2012 - In 2011, Arizona had nine utility-scale projects with power purchase agreements (PPAs), eight of them photovoltaic projects. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 14 February 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Arizona State University
Feb. 13, 2012 -- As ASU continues toward its 20 megawatt goal in 2014, it upholds a pledge to reduce its carbon footprint and implement sustainability-minded solutions into the campus community. >>More ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 16 September 2011 / Member News
Tags: Arizona
Spet. 15, 2011 -- Arizona Public Service Co. announces a Request for Proposal (RFP) from solar developers and installers to construct a 17-megawatt solar photovoltaic facility -- financed by APS through ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 / Member News
Tags: Arizona Public Service
Aug. 30, 2011 -- Including New Mexico, where the company operates the Four Corners Power Plant, APS provided a $4.2 billion economic benefit to the Southwest, encompassing trickle-down effects that support ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 July 2011 / Industry News
Tags: state renewable energy policies, Arizona
July 5, 2011 -- Fueled by aggressive, new business incentives, Arizona is quickly becoming the premier location for renewable energy companies. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 12 May 2011 / News
Tags: Arizona Public Service Company
May 10, 2011 -- In 2010, customers of Arizona Public Service Company received record amounts of renewable energy, enough to surpass ArizonaâEUR(TM)s energy goals for the third straight year. >> [ +++ ]