Excerpt From the Arizona Republic (9/23/15): “Arizona Corporation Commission omitted e-mails about Bob Stump phone in records fight”: The Arizona Corporation Commission responded to public records requests from a government watchdog group with inaccurate and incomplete information about regulator Bob Stump’s phones, possibly in violation of state public records laws. The commission revealed the… Read more »
New evidence about Commissioner Bob Stump’s phones provided by the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) demonstrates that he may have lied about his phones. We’ve gone from the silly (his claim that it took 46 text messages with Scott Mussi of the Arizona Free Enterprise Club to arrange a “double-date to the symphony”), to the questionable… Read more »
Utility Dive | By Gavin Bade | September 14, 2015 California legislators have passed a bill to raise the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard to 50% by 2030. If signed into law, it would immediately become one of the most ambitious renewable mandates in the nation.
Clean Technica | September 15th, 2015 by Peter Allen Your local power company pays big bucks to buy political influence at the state and federal level. Its interests do not always align with yours, but in almost every state, utilities are a major political force to be reckoned with.
Editorial board, The Republic | azcentral.com1:29 p.m. MST September 9, 2015 Arizona Corporation Commissioners are doing everything they can to justify the belief that they are in APS’s pocket.
Review Of Net Metering Studies Finds Utilities Underpaying For Solar Electricity
By Robert Walton | September 3, 2015 The Internal Revenue Service has allowed a Vermont man to take a 30% credit on an investment made in a community solar project, the first indication that the credit can be applied when residents buy into larger, shared solar arrays, rather than just rooftop systems. Community solar investors… Read more »
Solar ready to thrive without subsidy, says US Energy Secretary
By Kyle Roerink (contact) Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 | 2 a.m. More than 18,000 people have signed a petition asking Warren Buffett and NV Energy to ease what it calls their opposition to rooftop solar. The petition, released by ClimateTruth.org, includes more than 400 signatories who are investors in Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, which… Read more »