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Arizona Solar Center Blog

Commentary from Arizona Solar Center Board Members and invited contributors.

While blog entries are initiated by the Solar Center, we welcome dialogue around the posted topics. Your expertise and perspective are highly valued -- so if you haven't logged in and contributed, please do so!

The $500 Million Question

There’s an important struggle being waged over solar energy in Arizona. At issue is whether utilities can charge residents who've installed solar-power equipment substantial fees.

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Mark Lyzwa
The ACC should definitely “consider” the severe negative impact to property values when deliberating about APS’es proposal to deci... Read More
Sunday, 08 September 2013 10:00
Jim Stack
YES, the ACC has to consider the impact to local businesses , consumers and the environment. That's why we pay them over $100K a y... Read More
Sunday, 08 September 2013 08:17
greg collins
If APS is allowed to destroy the net metering rule, Arizona will blow a big opportunity to become the solar capital of North Ameri... Read More
Sunday, 08 September 2013 09:10
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The New Clean Energy Economy Invests in American Jobs

Employment opportunities in the energy sector are exploding. New enhanced exploration techniques have created a boom in the oil and gas fields. Jobs in this sector are projected to double by the end of the decade.

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Jim Stack
Imagine the jobs and industry we could have if we supported clean energy policies like we do for chip makers that use similar mate... Read More
Monday, 02 September 2013 17:47
Bill Kaszeta
The State of Arizona is slow to react to the loss of solar jobs. Arizona Commerce Authority's Solar Arizona website still featur... Read More
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 13:03
Mike Pasqualetti
Ignoring, as unrealistic as it may be, those with an anti-solar bent, the solar energy market and the job opportunities in Arizona... Read More
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:08
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