Encourage a private-public partnership to expand local use of solar.
Solar installations could become aesthetic equivalent of power lines or cell towers.
It may be an understatement to say that a lot has happened since Paul Bonavia became chief executive of UNS Energy Corp. and its main subsidiary, Tucson Electric Power Co., in 2009.
State regulators have agreed to allow Tucson Electric Power Co., Arizona Public Service Co. and a rural TEP affiliate to apply for waivers to state rules requiring a certain amount of rooftop-solar installations to meet clean-energy goals.
State OKs Sunnyside English-learner plans
The University of Arizona Tech Park will add a new solar-farm design to its solar-technology demonstration area next year, with the addition of a one-megawatt concentrating photovoltaic array.
State utility regulators approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers with solar-energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.
The Tucson Unified School District is bringing solar energy to 43 campuses, with a goal of reducing its carbon footprint while potentially saving more than $11 million over the next 20 years.
A German energy giant dedicated its first solar-energy installations in the U.S. on Monday under sunny skies in Tucson.
Tucson Electric Power Co. has won state approval to buy power from a planned wind and solar energy farm near Willcox that would be the first utility-scale project of its kind in Southern Arizona.
"The 'fuel' for a photovoltaic system is free."
I challenge the Arizona Corporation Commission to fairly evaluate all electricity-generation technologies and act to actually reduce ratepayer and taxpayer costs.
State must back or increase commitment to renewable energy.
Is there such a thing as too much solar power? Are too many individuals and businesses putting solar panels on their roofs? Is it time to call a halt to the burgeoning solar energy industry, shut down all those profitable solar companies and find more ways of generating electricity from coal…
Tucson-based solar energy provider Solon Corp. has completed construction of a 5-megawatt solar plant on the southeast side for Tucson Electric Power Co.
A recent article addressed the cost of solar incentives, but it told only part of the remarkable story developing at the Arizona Corporation Commission. The true headline is that while incentives have gone down each year, renewable energy installations have dramatically increased.
Much of this year's election campaign for three seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission has focused on renewable energy, as the state's solar buildout continues to ramp up under a state mandate.
Candidates for one of three open seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission include, from left, Democrats Paul Newman and Marcia Busching and Republicans Bob Burns and Bob Stump.
Tucson-based Global Solar Energy Inc. is taking its flexible solar-panel technology into Japan’s growing solar market, taking advantage of a new government incentive program.