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Arizona Solar Energy Industry Association (AriSEIA) Responds to APS 100% Clean Energy by 2050 Announcement

Posted by   /  January 24, 2020  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.)  ARIZONA SOLAR ENERGY INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION (ARISEIA)·FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020·READING TIME: 3 MINUTES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2020 Media Contact: Stacey Champion T. 602-788-0033 e. sc@champion-pr.com Arizona Solar Energy Industry Association (AriSEIA) Responds to APS 100% Clean Energy by 2050 Announcement […]

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Opinion: APS misled customers for years. What else will the AG’s fraud investigation reveal?

Posted by   /  December 18, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

Arizona Public Service has landed once again in the dung heap and this time Attorney General Mark Brnovich has picked up the scent By Laurie Roberts, Arizona Republic Public    (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Meet the “new day” at APS. Sadly, not a whole lot different than the old day. […]

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Arizona attorney general contacts APS about price tool debacle

Posted by   /  December 16, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has now gotten involved after APS claims computer problems caused thousands of customers to overpay for their electricity 12 News By Joe Dana 12 News The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is now involved in the APS rate comparison tool incident. APS confirmed to 12 News Friday the company was contacted […]

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Opinion: A power trip

Posted by   /  December 7, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

Arizona Public Service wants customers to believe that growth and renewable energy are forcing it to ask for more money. But you shouldn’t believe what APS is selling about its rate increase.  APS says it needs a rate increase to match growth and renewable energy investments. That’s not the case. /Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto By Abhay […]

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APS CEO, staff to appear before Corporation Commission

Posted by   /  December 4, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Dillon Rosenblatt | Arizona Capitol Times It took the former CEO of APS roughly 10 years to answer questions at the Arizona Corporation Commission and it’s taken less than one month for his successor to do the same.  Jeff Guldner, the current boss of APS – and its parent company Pinnacle West – has […]

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APS suspends price comparison tool after customers said it steered them to higher rates

Posted by   /  November 16, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

The tool was supposed to help customers save money. Instead it did the opposite Author: Joe Dana | 12 News Utility giant APS has suspended its online price comparison tool after two customers demonstrated how it directed them to more expensive plans. The ramifications of the blunder could be serious and far-reaching, given that an […]

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West Valley farmers fight APS attempt to take water for nuclear plant

Posted by   /  November 6, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Water  /  No Comments

Buckeye farmland By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic Arizona Public Service Co. has applied to pump “poor-quality” groundwater from the West Valley that the company says Buckeye farmers are wasting. But the farmers say the water is neither poor nor wasted. APS wants to take some of the high-saline water from underground and test whether […]

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Utility regulators scold APS boss, suggest plot to disrupt commission, ‘purchase’ officials

Posted by   /  September 4, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic Utility regulators scolded the CEO of Arizona Public Service Co. on Wednesday for his company’s role in shutting off power to customers who don’t pay, funding elections for the company’s own regulators and a variety of other issues. Don Brandt, the CEO of APS and its parent company, Pinnacle […]

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Taking stock: APS’s election spending meant millions for its CEO

Posted by   /  September 3, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News  /  No Comments

Arizona Public Service and Pinnacle West CEO Don Brandt, via YouTube By Jim Small| Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Arizona voters went to the polls in 2014 to elect new members to the Corporation Commission, which regulates most utilities in the state. The state’s largest utility, Arizona Public Service, secretly spent millions of dollars to […]

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[OPINION] Did APS just pay to muzzle the family of Stephanie Pullman?

Posted by   /  August 28, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Laurie Roberts | Arizona Republic  (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) How convenient that APS has ‘reached an agreement’ that appears to silence the family of a woman who died after her power was cut on a 107-degree day The family of the 72-year-old Sun City West woman who died […]

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