By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic
SRP’s new board members took office Monday
The addition of two solar advocates to the board is the result of a vote last year
SRP charges a demand fee on solar customers that solar advocates oppose
Three new Salt River Project board members took office Monday, including Nick Brown and Paul Hirt, two advocates for solar power who want to increase the public utility’s use of renewable energy.
The clean-energy advocates were motivated to run for the board after the board members in February 2015 approved higher rates for solar customers.