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Arizona Solar Center Blog

Commentary from Arizona Solar Center Board Members and invited contributors.

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The Year In Review - 2014

Some of the biggest issues facing society in the new year will involve finding solutions to our energy and climate problems, and how the growing tension over power production plays out. As the calendar turns to 2015, the Arizona Solar Center takes a look back at some of the major solar stories that made headlines in 2014.

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Partial Eclipse of the Sun: The Good Solar vs Bad Solar Conflict

Earthwise, Solar Choice and Solar Partners are just some of the marketing catchphrases and program names that have characterized utility solar programs in Arizona since 1997.

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War on Efficiency

The politics of energy and climate is heating up – both figuratively and literally.

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Jim Stack
Hopefully the Light they see is an American made LED. quote=Hopefully the new commission will see this “energy efficient light,” ... Read More
Friday, 28 November 2014 10:45
Jim Stack
It should be administered by a 3rd party so they are impartial . The 3rd party has to be out of the control of the utilities or ot... Read More
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 20:35
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Election Analysis: Power boost or short circuit (redux)?

Four years ago, I wrote an article for a national magazine on what to make of the 2010 mid-term elections and its implications for energy policy.

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Jim Stack
This is a good report to show what the public wants and will pay for. But do they know the huge subsidies that already go to COAL,... Read More
Saturday, 08 November 2014 14:57
Jeff Spies
Excellent perspective Jim. I fully agree that republicans cannot continue to deny and ignore. Especially now that insurance comp... Read More
Monday, 10 November 2014 09:39
Russell Lowes
Could you please list the URL for this survey?
Monday, 10 November 2014 14:44
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Targeting Climate Voters

Earlier this week the New York Times published an article about how environmental issues have become a major force in political advertising during this election cycle.

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