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October Rewind

November 1, 2013

The October Rewind


The Arizona Solar Center Facebook Page was busy in October.  The month ended with a flurry as the annual Solar Home Tour attracted large crowds in Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Glendale.  Down at the ACC things got really heated as each day saw new accusations emerge in the APS Net Metering case.  See some of the news you may have missed in our October Rewind presented below.


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Utility Commissioner Calls for Probe of Net Metering Campaigns

Arizona utility commissioner Bob Burns is asking that all the key players in a debate over a solar energy policy in the state to reveal any secret funding of nonprofits or public relations campaigns.



RUCO Sides With ACC Staff

RUCO has come down on the side of the ACC staff in recommending that the best way forward would be to look at all sides of the issue in APS's next rate case in 2015. "They both have good points. The solar industry tends to want to look at how things are going to be in the next 20 years to 30 years. APS wants to look at how things have been for the past 100 years."

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APS Lobbyists Pitched Plan To Alter Energy Panel

New investigation by the Arizona Republic casts shadow over APS's role in issues before the Arizona Corporation Commission and the solar net metering issue.  
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APS vs Solar Industry Battle Heating Up

APS wants new home solar customers to pay more, but new questions are being raised about how far the energy giant is willing to go.
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Jim Arwood
Arizona Solar Energy Center


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