If you’re here in Arizona, you’re living in one of the best areas in the country for solar energy! Solar is is being adopted in Arizona at a phenomenal rate. Along with favorable net metering policies, new improvements in solar panel efficiency and creative finance mechanisms solar energy can be a significant money-saver for many Read More
Attorney Carla Consoli loves watching Arizona’s solar industry slowly blossom. The partner at Phoenix’s Lewis and Roca LLP law firm heads the group of 24 attorneys who handle alternative-energy issues, and solar energy is one of the group’s specialties.
Three University of Arizona experts will discuss solar energy and its effects on local water resources and wildlife habitat in the talk, “A Drop on the Bucket: Making the Connection between Solar Energy and Water Use in Arizona,” on Monday.
White Stallion Ranch becomes the largest private onsite solar installation in Southern Arizona. The solar system will provide 30-40% of the ranch’s electricity usage. This will be a savings of $20,000 annually. (PRWeb May 26, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/WhiteStallionRanch/05/prweb8479928.htm
Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA), a public authority that includes 10 municipal utilities and one irrigation district in southern California, purchased an option to buy two large solar updraft towers being developed in the county of La Paz, Arizona.
Over the last year, Tucson solar installers have noticed a concerning trend: the decreasing quality of residential and commercial solar installations. In order to combat this trend, the Southern Arizona Solar Standards Board was formed by local solar installers to ensure the highest level of quality of solar power in the greater Tucson area.
Steve Loritz pitches “solar challenge” offered by SmartPower and Arizona Public Service.
FRANKFURT AN DER ODER, Germany, Feb. 16 (UPI) — Tempe, Arizona-based First Solar, the world’s top producer of thin-film solar films, Thursday celebrated the roofing ceremony for a new plant in Germany that would the firm’s production capacity in the world’s biggest solar power market.
SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of utility-scale solar power projects, announced today that it has received its final Certificates of Environmental Compatibility by unanimous decision from the Arizona Corporation Commission for its 150 megawatt Crossroads Solar Energy Project.
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently announced the offer of a conditional commitment to Agua Caliente Solar, LLC for a loan guarantee of up to $967M. The loan guarantee will support the construction of a 290-megawatt photovoltaic solar generating facility located in Yuma County, Arizona that will use thin film solar panels from First Solar, Read More