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Solar Compromise Reached in Major Arizona Rate Case

Vote Solar and Earthjustice Statement on APS Rate Case Settlement Today parties reached a settlement in an Arizona Public Service Company (APS) Rate Case that will impact solar energy options for customers of the state’s largest utility. Renewable energy advocates consider the settlement a significant improvement from APS’s original proposal, which had included a number ...

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Regulators Approve Major Fixed Charge Hike for Southeastern Arizonans

In a 5-0 vote on Thursday, the Arizona Corporation Commission approved new rate increases for roughly 58,000 customers in southeast Arizona. Residential ratepayers in the Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) utility territory will face a 150 percent increase in fixed charges over the next four years – ultimately paying some the highest residential fixed ...

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.