Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 - 11:00 pm 
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News Highlights

October 5: Arizona Public Service (APS) on October 1st, 2015 announced it is issuing a request for proposals... http://t.co/3lebL2KJdR
September 29: Martin "Mike" Pasqualetti, an Arizona State University professor and an expert on energy and social... http://t.co/DL3apJfLo7
September 26: On Friday, September 25, APS announced it was withdrawing its latest request for a new fee on... http://t.co/y59n0EDuBc
September 25: Arizona Public Service dropped its bid to increase its solar fee today from an average of $5... http://t.co/D3guiv6DIQ
September 23: SunEdison recently commissioned 1.2 megawatt (MW) DC solar carport and rooftop systems at four... http://t.co/PDS7HfDkb0
September 12: A blue-black field of 5.2 million solar panels tilted toward the Arizona sun might just be the... http://t.co/jX76v3QtEj
September 12:T he decline in the installed cost of solar should have slowed down two or more years ago, and the... http://t.co/L2k7jUgpHp
September 12: While the Graham County Electric Cooperative may not agree with the Environmental Protection... http://t.co/RIdZE7a6fG
September 9: Arizona has dropped to sixth nationally in solar installations, according to a new report released... http://t.co/X6wFzoHlZm
September 9: This past month Arizonans witnessed the dismantling of its Energy Office in what was described as a... http://t.co/LQvStaIQlS
September 7: The Marana Unified School District will install solar panels at all of its schools as part of its... http://t.co/S8LMthZuCB
September 5: Anyone who has flipped a light switch, cooked over a gas stove, drank tap water or picked up a phone... http://t.co/26pP3zbkgB
September 4: The value of battery-backed solar is 25 cents per kWh in California . . . http://t.co/wSQPHK3kJn
September 2: An energy storage study claims that prices for certain battery technologies will plunge by as much... http://t.co/r0vufVbt0h
September 2: Goal 50 cents a watt 20% efficiency. http://t.co/2bER27o7yD
August 29: The closure of the Arizona governor's energy office leaves the state with a significant void in... http://t.co/gp70i2lnCS
August 29: Two state utility regulators want the Arizona Corporation Commission to adopt a formal policy urging... http://t.co/j53azi1tPr
August 28 -- President Obama's speech at the National Clean Energy Summit came as his administration announced a... http://t.co/BhANC42Sa4
August 28 -- A new energy boom is taking shape in the oil fields of west Texas, but it’s not what you think. It’s... http://t.co/N156bWz5Fv
August 16: Arizona utility regulators are set to make their first major decision involving rooftop solar and... http://t.co/wFKLO69pkh
August 11: A number of national policymakers, utilities, and industry groups have repeatedly claimed President... http://t.co/HImNaeBJhw
Aug 4: Arizona Public Service Co. may be looking at a double whammy this week. First, President Obama's Clean... http://t.co/Ji3PbGIVkk
Aug 1: Several Arizona utilities are poised to meet a goal of 6 percent of renewable energy use next year thanks... http://t.co/ORmdaVFZo0
July 21: More than 100 solar activists gathered in front of Tucson Electric Power's downtown headquarters Monday... http://t.co/2DLESQaaYY
July 14: Construction has begun on Salt Lake City-based sPower's new 45 Mw $80 million solar facility (Sandstone... http://t.co/PoTU4VPkOY

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White Flag or Ruse?

In February 2014, the Arizona Republic's Ryan Randazzo wrote about a plan drafted by a political consulting group commissioned by the state's largest utility "to help APS change or alter the Arizona Corporation Commission".

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