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Commentary from Arizona Solar Center Board Members and invited contributors.

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Election Analysis: Power boost or short circuit (redux)?

Four years ago, I wrote an article for a national magazine on what to make of the 2010 mid-term elections and its implications for energy policy.

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Jim Stack
This is a good report to show what the public wants and will pay for. But do they know the huge subsidies that already go to COAL,... Read More
Saturday, 08 November 2014 14:57
Jeff Spies
Excellent perspective Jim. I fully agree that republicans cannot continue to deny and ignore. Especially now that insurance comp... Read More
Monday, 10 November 2014 09:39
Russell Lowes
Could you please list the URL for this survey?
Monday, 10 November 2014 14:44
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There’s a lot of work (to do)...

Earlier this summer the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its proposed rules for Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. This is the rule that deals with reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants by 2030. The proposed rule was shaped by public input and builds upon existing priorities, activities, and efforts in states throughout the country.

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Jim Stack
Question: Should the legislature allow a plan, developed by Arizonans, to be submitted in response to the EPA’s Section 111(d) rul... Read More
Sunday, 28 September 2014 14:42
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The Calm Before the Storm

In February, we wrote in our Sun Day blog about the “Waves of Disruption” sweeping over the electric utility sector.  Those waves look as if they are gaining strength.

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Question: What role should utilities play in the emerging rooftop solar sector? It's their choice. Read my uncle ... Read More
Sunday, 29 June 2014 14:56
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