Arizona Corporate Commission News

Arizona Corporation Commission votes to restructure solar power rate structure

The Arizona Corporation Commission voted 4-1 to restructure how distributed generation (DG) is paid for in Arizona, which will boost renewable energy technologies while providing equity to all customers.

Arizona Public Service proposes demand-based energy rates for 'on-peak' hours

Arizona Public Service requested a comprehensive review of its energy rates proposal from the Arizona Corporation Commission yesterday — its first review in five years

Arizona Public Service to join board for Energy Imbalance Market

 Arizona Public Service Company (APS) will be part of a board charged with overseeing a new regional power distribution agreement beginning in October.

Arizona Corporation Commission launches special counsel office

The Arizona Corporation Commission recently created a special counsel position and appointed attorney Christopher Kempley to the new management post to handle ethics matters, records requests and other issues.

Corporation Commission approves Farnsworth proposal, says ‘Arizona is open for investment’

The Arizona Corporation Commission voted on a proposal introduced by State Sen. David Farnsworth (R-District 16) this week in Phoenix that could make permit investment advisers who advise private funds exempt from licensing requirements.

Arizona Corporation Commission endorses rail crossing upgrade in Surprise

An interchange study undertaken in 2014 has yielded benefits for Surprise as the Arizona Corporation Commission approved a public railroad crossing upgrade at the intersection of two major Arizona roads this week.

Arizona Corporation Commission forces unregistered investment groups to make reparations

Following illicit investment schemes that caused Arizona contributors to lose more than $6.2 million, the Arizona Corporation Commission recently fined several individuals and their respective associated firms for misinformation and other acts of negligence.

Energy efficiency program aims to save Arizona schools money

The Arizona Corporation Commission and Arizona Public Services (APS) agreed during a recent commission meeting to create the Schools Energy Efficiency Pilot Program, a two-year program beginning in 2016 to help schools with energy costs.

Congress' extension of safety mandate will do little for Arizona's trains

Federally mandated GPS safety feature already in use throughout most of Arizona's rail lines.

Utilities present winter preparedness plans to Arizona Corp. Commission

Based on predictions for a mild winter, Arizona’s gas utilities and pipeline companies presented winter preparedness plans featuring lower gas bill estimates at the Arizona Corp. Commission’s annual workshop this week in Phoenix.

EPCOR Water's request to provide services in West Valley OK'd

Arizona commissioners approve request to provide service over 4,417 acres of Maricopa County

Desert Gas facility found to have mechanical, procedural flaws

Finding welding-related mechanical and procedural flaws at the Desert Gas liquid natural gas (LNG) facility, the inspectors relayed their findings to authorities.

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