Amid a FBI investigation into potential election irregularities surrounding his campaign and an ongoing lawsuit from a fellow commissioner, the Arizona regulator ascends to a position in Secretary Rick Perry’s Department of Energy.
In a move that could be labeled closing the barn door after the horses have left, the Arizona Corporation Commission convened an ethics workshop on Aug. 31, two months AFTER the FBI started its own investigation surrounding ACC elections.
Tucson Electric Power’s planned demand charges and extra fees, levied solely on solar customers, has led conservation groups to ask the city’s residents to turn off all their lights tonight at 8:30 p.m. local time in protest.
After a bruising two-year battle over the value of solar, Administrative Law Judge Teena Jibilian recommended the Arizona Corporation Commission accept a settlement agreement that will bring the matter to a close.
South Carolina and Pennsylvania also saw significant increases in solar permits granted, but California and Colorado both dropped by nearly 30%, according to the latest OhmHome report.
A packed house at the Arizona Corporation Commission indicated intense public interest in proposed rate changes that critics say punish solar customers but which Tucson Electric Power says are necessary so they can invest more in solar.
OhmHome’s May Solar Index report shows solar permits in the Golden State rose 12% from April, with Arizona close behind with 10% growth.
The Iron Horse project is paired with a 2 MW solar array and will provide frequency regulation as well as voltage control support.
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