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What happens when America’s coal plants die?
Coal plants are closing across the US, leaving communities to work out how to keep afloat.
Changing climate and electricity mix renew region-wide power market ambitions for the 'Wild West'
CAISO, SPP and other proposals seek billions in customer benefits.
Energy Regulators revive energy rules package, propose 100% clean energy by 2070
ACC voted to restart rule making process.
Lawmakers' efforts to undo clean energy rules
An effort to kill carbon-free energy requirements in Arizona advanced at the Legislature
‘This is just the beginning’ Southwest Power Pool begins operating Western Imbalance market
As SPP moves into the West issues seams created between regions arise.
APS's plan for closing coal plants could be a gamechanger, analysts say, but who will pay?
APS has proposed a bold support plan for the Navajo Nation in their rate case but its passage is uncertain.
With GOP Support, Arizona Mandates Cleaner Energy
Uncharacteristic of a red state Arizona is proposing a 100% clean standard. The falling cost of renewable energy is a primary driver.
In split vote, Arizona regulators take major step toward 100% carbon-free mandate for utilities
Arizona regulators approve a series of amendments laying out new clean energy requirements for utilities.
3 utility regulators block Arizona’s path to clean energy
The Arizona Corporation Commission misses a historic opportunity to put Arizona on a path toward a cleaner, healthier and more prosperous future.
Arizona utility regulators hit roadblock on clean-energy rules, abruptly end meeting
Arizona utility regulators deadlocked over increasing state's requirements for renewable energy.
Arizona regulators may impose big boost in energy requirements — 100% clean energy by 2050
Arizona utility regulators propose substantial increase in renewable energy requirements.
Stronger clean energy standards will mean a stronger Arizona economy
Arizona Corporation Commission pushes to update the state's inadequate and antiquated clean energy standards.
As Solar Industry Expands, Arizona's Corporate Commission Eases Restrictions
State utility regulators vote on a set of rules that could make installing renewable-energy systems easier & cheaper.
Arizona Could Make Major Changes To Renewable Mandate
The Arizona Corporation Commission considers significant proposals that would change energy regulation in the state.
RAP Announces Promotions and Board of Director Changes
The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) announces the promotions of three longtime employees, as well as changes to its board of directors.
An Arizona Utility Is Betting Big on Energy Storage
The shift underscores declining storage costs, but questions remain on whether the move will bring down emissions.
Arizona’s nuclear power caught in crossfire
A renewable energy ballot measure could up the state’s reliance on cleaner energy.
Western Renewable Energy Leaders Support a Regional Grid
Regional grid helps, not hurts, distributed generation.
'Stunning' APS RFP could violate Arizona gas moratorium, critics say
The request for 800 MW of peaking capacity limits renewables and energy storage to 100 MW.
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