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Big win! AZ Commission votes for 100% carbon free electricity by 2050

One of Vote Solar's first major campaigns more than ten years ago was fighting tooth and nail for a 15% renewable energy standard in Arizona. Today's historic vote for 100% carbon free electricity by 2050 is a national bellwether for our shifting energy mix. In our divisive political landscape, this bipartisan action gives me hope. ...


AZ Corporation Commission Adopts First-of-its-kind Storage Standard

AriSEIA, Solar United Neighbors, Sunrun and Vote Solar applaud the Arizona Corporation Commission for adopting a 5 percent storage requirement, 40 percent of which will be customer-owned or leased distributed storage, by 2035. The storage amendment passed Thursday 4-1 as the Commission deliberated new energy standards for regulated utilities. "Battery storage can open up so ...

Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.