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Nonprofit helps homeowners find good price for solar panels

The organization is launching its second co-op in Tucson.

Natural gas bills will likely be 30% higher this winter

Southwest Gas recommends that customers conserve energy to keep bills low.

Biogas plant makes fuel, money for Pima County

Facility purifies waste methane for commercial use.

$36M going to select utility companies for temporary assistance

The pilot program includes Tucson Electric Power and Southwest Gas, but the Arizona Department of Economic Security it intends to take it statewide.

Super-thin panels could change solar industry

UA researcher exploring impact of panels made from perovskite.

Arizona utility regulators reject 100% clean energy rules

Last minute changes caused unexpected rejection

TEP brings new renewable energy solar system online this month

With the addition of two new energy systems about 26% of TEP's power will be from renewable sources.

UA ready to have all purchased renewable power in May

The university says the move will cut greenhouse gases by a third and save millions in the long run.

New coalition pushes for Arizona to shift to clean energy by 2050

Dozens of businesses, cities and organizations have joined the effort to reduce carbon emissions.

Arizona move toward 100% clean energy faces challenge from legislature

The legislature considers limiting the power of state utility regulators as it looks to increase Arizona's renewable energy standard.

Ducey “implores” Biden to allow oil leases on federal land

The governor joined 16 other Republican governors asking for an end to an executive order.

Navajo plant closure to cost Arizona county $40M in taxes

The plant's owners decided to close it as natural gas became a cheaper source of energy.

New year brings higher rates for TEP customers

The utility says it needs to recoup costs to help with its longer-term move to more renewable energy sources.

2 Republicans, 1 Democrat elected Arizona utility regulators

Democrats picked up a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission, which will have a 3-2 Republican majority.

Race underway for Corporation Commission, Arizona's 'fourth branch of government'

The Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates utilities, pipelines and securities, has three open seats this fall.

A 'collision of crises' is leaving thousands in Tucson struggling with electric bills

Record heat, unemployment and a pandemic are adding to household financial troubles.

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