Navajo Solar Plant Breaks New Ground

Via azdailysun.com In May of this year, in the shadows of sandstone towers near Monument Valley, an array of 120,000 photovoltaic solar panels fired up for the first time. In doing so, the Kayenta Solar Facility became the first utility-scale solar project to go operational on the Navajo Nation, producing enough electricity to power about 13,000 Navajo homes. The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, which owns the solar plant, touted the project

Three Women Brewing Great Arizona Beer

Via phoenixnewtimes.com Leah Huss, co-owner, Huss Brewing 1520 W. Mineral Rd. Tempe, AZ 85283 480-264-7611 www.hussbrewing.com After nearly 15 years co-owning Papago Brewing in Scottsdale (7107 E. McDowell Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85257; 480-425-7439; papagobrewing.com), Leah Huss and her husband, Jeff, launched Huss Brewing in 2013. Many regard Papago as one of the pioneers of Arizona’s brewery world. Founded in 2001 as a bottle shop and homebrew supply store, Papago is to beer

New Agricultural Law Course Fills Longtime Void In Arizona

Via asunow.asu.edu Agriculture has long been an important part of Arizona’s economy. Thanks to a member of the Phoenix area’s most influential farming families, agricultural law will be taught at an Arizona law school for the first time this fall. Richard Morrison, who for decades has practiced and taught law in Arizona and has overseen several prominent family-owned agricultural enterprises, will teach the agricultural law class at the Sandra Day

Chinese Company Develops Autonomous Truck Technology In Tucson

Via azbigmedia.com “TuSimple’s new office in Tucson has two missions: to develop the world’s first autonomous truck fleet in Tucson, and to accelerate local economic growth with the adaptation of autonomous driving,” stated Xiaodi Hou, chief technology officer and co-founder of TuSimple. “These ambitious missions would not be possible without the kind support from the State of Arizona, Pima County and City of Tucson, as well as local companies such as Sun

Arizona Digital-currency ATMs Help Make Virtual Cash A Reality

Via tucson.com ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are popping up in the Phoenix area. They look like ATMs and they work like ATMs — you walk in and feed the machine your cash. Just don’t call them money machines, because these ATMs don’t give back cash, they give back bitcoin credits along with a receipt. ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are beginning to pop up from Peoria to

Hobby Lobby Opening Two Tucson stores And A Third In Nogales

Via tucson.com Hobby Lobby has one location in Tucson now, on the northeast corner of East Broadway and North Craycroft Road. Construction continues at West Irvington Road and Interstate 19. Announced last year by developer Bourn Cos., The Landing has attracted several tenants including Hobby Lobby, T-Mobile, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Southern Arizona Urgent Care, Chipotle, and Oregano’s. Hobby Lobby has one location in Tucson now, on the northeast corner of

Via kvoa.com That information comes from an annual study published by New York based personal finance technology company SmartAsset this week. After cracking the top 10 in the study last year, Sierra Vista remains the only city in Arizona to make the list of the top 25. SmartAsset ranked 201 cities that had data for the five metrics it uses and noted that only 12 other cities in the study

Brothers Launch Mission To Help Veterans Through Mesa Cider Business

Via abc15.com MESA, AZ – Jason Duren has been through more than most of us can fathom. While serving as a Marine Sergeant in Afghanistan, he hit two IEDs, suffering two traumatic brain injuries in five days. “When I came back life was obviously a little bit different,” he said. Duren was medically discharged. Through his intensive speech and cognitive processing treatment, he found a hobby making hard apple cider

Made in Arizona: This Valley Business Negotiates Car Prices For You

Via 12news.com SCOTTSDALE, AZ- The day Kirk Lipson’s son wanted to buy a car, he knew what kind of car he wanted to get but when it came to the financing part of it, he was clueless. That’s when Lipson’s idea for a new business came to life. “My son is like many millennials, incredibly smart but when it came to financing he was completely lost,” said Lipson, president and CEO

Via markets.businessinsider.com TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — RightSure Insurance Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tucson-based Arizona Economy Insurance effective August 3, 2017. As an independent agency, Arizona Economy Insurance is known for providing unbiased advice, broad market access and premier customer service. As part of RightSure, customers will experience even more of these great attributes. RightSure agents help customers bypass the hassle of comparison shopping