- Is this how PV arrays are cleaned?
- How long until you are finished?
- Could you use a larger brush?
Wishing you a wonderful and Happy New Year!
The year 2017 has gone by quickly, and AriSEIA has accomplished a full and active agenda to further solar and renewable energy in Arizona.
Reminder- Arizona tax credit information is available here: Arizona Tax Incentives
The Arizona Corporation Commission has posted a PROPOSED RULEMAKING REGARDING INTERCONNECTION OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION FACILITIES.
Proposed new rules covering connecting to the utility power grids in Arizona has been posted and a notice by the Hearing Division to hold oral proceedings to receive public comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on March 28. 2019. at 10:00 am. or as soon as practicable thereafter. in Room 722 at the Commissions offices in Tucson. Arizona and on March 29, 2019. at 10:00 a.m. or as soon as practicable thereafter, in Hearing Room No. I at the Commissions offices in Phoenix. Arizona.
A somewhat complex NOTICE can be downloaded at http://docket.images.azcc.gov/0000195373.pdf
UPDATE 1-24-19: ACC approved new draft interconnection rules At their Jan. 16 meeting, Commissioners preliminarily approved a set of rules that could help link renewables and batteries to the grid, making it easier for customers across the state to utilize.
There is a good description of these new rules and their significance at: https://tinyurl.com/ya24baws
SRP is proposing three new Price Plans for Rooftop Solar
SRP is proposing three new price plans for residential customers who produce their own energy with rooftop solar and other technologies. Two of these options have no demand charge associated with them. See the SRP Proposal. Be sure to open the 'View graphics'. Specific rates are not shown. The Arizona Solar Center will have further details later.
APS announces 2018 ended with 16,479 applications and 14,818 installations:
Note: APS applications peak in August due to deadlines to freeze APS purchase rates for 10 years.
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Todd Stern, a visiting lecturer at Yale Law School, was U.S. special envoy for climate change from 2009 to 2016.
As President Trump takes the reins of power, anxiety and uncertainty are the order of the day for those concerned about the threat of climate change. Trump has ranged from disbelieving (climate change is a Chinese “hoax”) to dismissive (we should “cancel” the 2015 Paris agreement) to open (“I’m looking at it very closely. . . . I have an open mind to it”) on the issue.
A time when significant amounts of clean energy are generated from the power of the sun – may be closer than you think. In this presentation, compiled by the Arizona Department of Commerce Energy Office in 2002, you’ll learn of efforts to maximize the utilization of renewable energy across the state. This was developed as part of the Million Solar Roofs program, which concluded in 2006.
Photo contributors for this presentation: Al Nichols Engineering, Arizona Energy Office, Arizona Solar Center, Arizona Public Service, Arizona Solar Energy Ind. Association, American Solar, Calex Homes, City of Glendale, City of Tucson, John Miller Homes, Living Systems Architecture, Dr. Martin J. Pasqualetti, Prescott College, Salt River Project, US DOE - NREL